The Deep Dive

Meet Alaska Shellfish Farms

Meet Alaska Shellfish Farms

Picture it: cool turquoise waters, surrounded by the snow capped mountains and dark green spruce trees of Halibut Cove, near Homer, Alaska. Bald eagles soar through the sky. A family of sea otters happily splash about, weaving through big blue buoys that bob with the rhythm of the currents, a luscious and complex ecosystem thriving just below the surface. A small oyster boat cuts through the water in the early morning hours, as Greg and Weatherly Bates of Alaska Shellfish Farms tend to their underwater paradise. Alaska Shellfish Farms is a regenerative aquafarm, growing high quality oysters, mussels, and kelp...

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