More than $2 million awarded for seaweed, shellfish projects

26 Sep 2019

Economic Development

More than $2 million in federal grants has been awarded to a Connecticut program to help create a clearinghouse for seaweed aquaculture research and promote southern New England shellfish aquaculture.

Connecticut Sea Grant, based at the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point campus, will also be a contributor to two additional projects involving the development of model state legislation for seaweed sales and building a diverse seafood processing workforce.

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