Protecting and restoring the world’s kelp forests, one sea urchin at a time.Read More
Pilot project underway in Departure Bay determines if farming commercially viable.
Urchinomics aims to preserve sea plants and boost rural communities while tapping into a lucrative market.Read More
Technology developed in Norway and Japan could help Tasmanians cope with – and profit from – the destructive invasion of long spined sea urchins.
A Memorial researcher is investigating a new opportunity he hopes will help diversify the range of seafood produced in Newfoundland and Labrador for worldwide distribution.Read More
An experiment in Nanaimo’s Departure Bay is testing whether sea urchin farming could be the next big industry on our coast.Read More
What do First Nation villages in Quebec, barren kelp beds in Western Australia, Japanese seafood giant Mitsubishi, and a Norwegian investment firm all have in common?Read More
Across the worlds oceans, sea urchins are on the march and thats not a good thing. Reports on how a new system of population management can stem a damaging swell in numbers while meeting a growing demand for their you-know-whats.Read More
Did you know that we won the prestigious Minister of Fisheries Award in Japan?!Read More
Scientists hope a new pilot project will show that a sustainable, spiny seafood could be British Columbia’s next big export.Read More
Federal scientists and others are exploring the possibility of sea urchin farming in Canada, with at least six pilot studies using Norwegian technology that proponents hope will turn "zombie" urchins which can denude kelp beds into profitable seafood.Read More
Along the coastlines of southeastern Australia, and far beyond, a silent, unstoppable menace is wreaking havoc, turning lifegiving undersea kelp forests into barren wastes.Read More
Infestations of long-spined sea urchins in Australia's east coast are being dealt with by a firm aiming to turn them into a lucrative industry.Read More
Urchinomics, a Norwegian sea urchin farming firm, has signed an agreement with the Ekuanitshit Nation in Quebec for the initiation of a pilot project.Read More
A new sea urchin ranching concept — 'Urchinomics' — could be about to change the way several species' value chains operate, according to the company behind it.Read More