Can ranching ‘zombie urchins’ boost uni, save kelp forests?

James Wright
zombie urchins

Urchinomics aims to preserve sea plants and boost rural communities while tapping into a lucrative market Caption: Sea urchins descend on a kelp forest. Urchin overgrazing is cause for concern in many parts of the world, but a Norway-based business aims to “re-home” invading urchins, thereby restoring kelp forests and the urchins’ valuable gonads, known as…

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  • James Wright

    James Wright

    Editorial Manager
    Global Aquaculture Alliance
    Portsmouth, NH, USA