Nanaimo News Bulletin: Fisheries floats sea urchin farm near Nanaimo

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A unique trial project involving sea urchins is taking place in Departure Bay.

Department of Fisheries and Oceans researchers stationed at the Pacific Biological Station are currently ranching thousands of sea urchins as part of a 12 week project that will determine whether the critters can be farmed on a commercially viable scale.

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