Aqua Pacific Wire Mesh & Supply Ltd. : A long term supporter of ASGA and Alaska Farmers Aqua Pacific's Niki Palmer joined us and is always available to work with growers to tailor wire mesh solutions for their farms.
Vitsab Time Temperature Indicators Developed in collaboration with U.S. FDA and other federal and state organizations according to predictive growth models of Vibrio paraheamolyticus and Vibrio vulnificus supplied by FDA.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game Mariculture: The department permits and regulates aquatic farming in the state in a manner that ensures: a. the protection of the state's fish and game resources [and uses of those resources) and b. improves the economy, and well being of the citizens of the state.
Alaska Aquatic Farming Regulations (5 AAC 41 Article 4) (Agency interpretation of statutes, change limited by statutes) 5 AAC 41.200-400 Please refer to the State’s Alaska Administrative Code database in Folio for the most current aquatic farm regulations.
Alaska Shellfish Growers Manual: The Alaska Shellfish Growers Manual has not been updated in over 5 years, and growing practices have changed significantly in that time, but it does contain some information relevant to Alaska Growers.
Local Environmental Observer Network: LEO is a network of local observers and topic experts who share knowledge about unusual animal, environment, and weather events. With LEO, you can connect with others in your community, share observations, raise awareness, and find answers about significant environmental events. You can also engage with topic experts in many different organizations and become part of a broader observer community.
USDA Agriculture Research Service (ARS) just released its Aquaculture Action Plan 2020 document identifying priorities, goals and resources for helping the aquaculture industry - focusing on research that supports the production of quality seafood products for human consumption.
National Shellfisheries AssociationSponsors an annual scientific conference; Publishes the peer-reviewed Journal of Shellfish Research; Provides members with a print subscription to JSR and online access via BioOne; Produces a Quarterly Newsletter; Interacts with other associations and industry
Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association Supports ASGA in communicating with legislators. PCSGA works on behalf of its members on a broad spectrum of issues, including environmental protection, shellfish safety, regulations, technology and marketing.
Pacific Shellfish Institute PSI has included ASGA in a number of research grants supporting growers in Alaska. Their mission: PSI research and educational activities are aimed at supporting sustainable shellfish production and restoration, protecting marine ecosystems, reducing user-conflicts, and informing coastal planning decisions. Most activities focus on publicly-funded research projects to evaluate the ecology, health and diseases of shellfish. They also conduct social research to characterize the status of shellfish production and restoration along the West Coast, including socio-economic assessments of the benefits and costs of shellfish production, and barriers to entry for the shellfish industry.PSI produced this publication Dichotomous Key and Illustrated Guideto the Pests of Bivalve Aquaculture in Washington and Oregon If you are interested in receiving a printed copy (laminated pages) for use on your farm contact firstname.lastname@example.org One research possibility would be to develop a similar guide adding AK species