Partners

OUR PARTNERS

The MLML Aquaculture Facility is committed to reaching out to and engaging with a range of industry and outreach partners. Existing, ongoing relationships at the MLML Shorelab and/or with MLML aquaculture faculty include:

Monterey Bay Seaweeds


This local company, in partnership with MLML, is producing edible seaweeds for local restaurants using novel tumble-culture methods.

 

Anago-USA


This company is using the MLML Aquaculture Facility to ready hagfish for markets in Korea.

 

Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (ESNERR)


Kirsten Wasson (ESNERR) and MLML are growing out native Olympia oysters to enhance populations in Elkhorn Slough.

 

Anthropocene Institute (AI)


Anthropocene is providing funding to MLML for the Olympia oyster project, and an assessment of fish-free feeds for aquaculture.

 

Monterey Abalone Company


The Monterey Abalone Company provides abalone and technical advice for the integrated aquaculture project and technical advice for the Olympia oyster culturing, and maintain an abalone hatchery/nursery on site in partnership with MLML.

 

Anaerobe Systems


Mike Cox, CEO of Anaerobe Systems, Inc. has partnered with MLML with one of his ground-breaking fermentation systems that takes farm waste and converts it to hydrogen gas, water, and solid and liquid fertilizer. A MLML student is using the system to test the ability to conduct the fermentation process with seaweeds instead of farm waste.

 

Plans Exist to Extend the MLML Aquaculture Facility’s Outreach to Include Partners Such As:

 

Various local firms (e.g. seafood restaurants, wholesalers)