Commercial Kelp / Algae Harvester Survey

Please complete this survey by December 6, 2019

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  • Business Operations


  • 4. To maintain your business model, what is the minimum viable annual harvest amount (in wet weight pounds by species) for a single commercial business? Please respond for species that you harvest and add species not listed to the bottom table.

  • Wet Weight (pounds)
    Sea Lettuce (Ulva species)
    Unspecified green (I do not know the common name/species)
  • Wet Weight (pounds)
    Wakame (Alaria marginata)
    Alaria species
    Feather Boa Kelp (Egregia menziesii)
    Bladderwrack, Rockweed (Fucus distichus)
    Kombu (Laminaria setchellii)
    Laminaria species
    Ocean Ribbons (Lessionopsis littoralis)
    Giant Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera)
    Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana)
    Dwarf Rockweed (Pelvetiopsis limitata)
    Sea Palm (Postelsia palmaeformis)
    Sea Cabbage, Sweet Kombu (Saccharina sessillis, Hedophyllum sessile)
    Bladder Chain Kelp, Sea Fern (Stephanocystis osmundacea, Cystoseira osmundacea)
    Stephanocystis species (Cystoseira species)
    Unspecified brown (I do not know the common name/species)
  • Wet Weight (pounds)
    Turkish Towel (Chondracanthus exasperatus)
    Chondracanthus species
    Gracilaria species
    Grapestone, Turkish Washcloth (Mastocarpus papilatus)
    Mastocarpus species
    Mazzaella splendens
    Mazzaella species
    Pacific Dulse (Palmaria mollis)
    Nori, Purple Laver (Porphyra, Pyropia species)
    Unspecified red (I do not know the common name/species)
  • Common Name/Species Wet Weight (pounds)
    Species #1
    Species #2
    Species #3
    Species #4
    Species #5
    Species #6
    Species #7
    Species #8
    Species #9
    Species #10






  • Harvest Details

  • 7a. The Department is interested in the specifics of kelp and algae harvest activities in the State. Please base your selection on an average year for the species harvested. Include location information and how you access the site. Please choose all that apply and add species not listed to the bottom table.

  • Access (by foot, by boat, or both) Commercial Fishing Block(s) for Edible Seaweed or Kelp Bed Number(s) for Kelp Landmark(s)
    Sea Lettuce (Ulva species)
    Unspecified green (I do not know the common name/species)
  • Access (by foot, by boat, or both) Commercial Fishing Block(s) for Edible Seaweed or Kelp Bed Number(s) for Kelp Landmark(s)
    Wakame (Alaria marginata)
    Alaria species
    Feather Boa Kelp (Egregia menziesii)
    Bladderwrack, Rockweed (Fucus distichus)
    Kombu (Laminaria setchellii)
    Laminaria species
    Ocean Ribbons (Lessionopsis littoralis)
    Giant Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera)
    Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana)
    Dwarf Rockweed (Pelvetiopsis limitata)
    Sea Palm (Postelsia palmaeformis)
    Sea Cabbage, Sweet Kombu (Saccharina sessillis, Hedophyllum sessile)
    Bladder Chain Kelp, Sea Fern (Stephanocystis osmundacea, Cystoseira osmundacea)
    Stephanocystis species (Cystoseira species)
    Unspecified brown (I do not know the common name/species)
  • Access (by foot, by boat, or both) Commercial Fishing Block(s) for Edible Seaweed or Kelp Bed Number(s) for Kelp Landmark(s)
    Turkish Towel (Chondracanthus exasperatus)
    Chondracanthus species
    Gracilaria species
    Grapestone, Turkish Washcloth (Mastocarpus papilatus)
    Mastocarpus species
    Mazzaella splendens
    Mazzaella species
    Pacific Dulse (Palamaria mollis)
    Nori, Purple Laver (Porphyra, Pyropia species)
    Unspecified red (I do not know the common name/species)
  • Common Name/Species Access (by foot, by boat, or both) Commercial Fishing Block(s) for Edible Seaweed or Kelp Bed Number(s) for Kelp Landmark(s)
    Common Name/Species #1
    Common Name/Species #2
    Common Name/Species #3
    Common Name/Species #4
    Common Name/Species #5
    Common Name/Species #6
    Common Name/Species #7
    Common Name/Species #8
    Common Name/Species #9
    Common Name/Species #10
  • 7b. The Department is interested in the specifics of kelp and algae harvest activities in the State. Please base your selection on an average year for the species harvested. Include the harvest months and method(s). Please choose all that apply and add species not listed to the bottom table.

  • Month(s) Harvested Harvest Method(s): by hand and/or with tool(s) Tool(s) used Entire and/or Portion of Individual Harvest Method Detail (scrape off including holdfast, cut above holdfast, or describe other method) How many inches above holdfast?
    Sea Lettuce (Ulva species)
    Unspecified green (I do not know the common name/species)
  • Month(s) Harvested Harvest Method(s): by hand and/or with tool(s) Tool(s) used Entire and/or Portion of Individual Harvest Method Detail (scrape off including holdfast, cut above holdfast, or describe other method) How many inches above holdfast?
    Wakame (Alaria marginata)
    Alaria species
    Feather Boa Kelp (Egregia menziesii)
    Bladderwrack, Rockweed (Fucus distichus)
    Kombu (Laminaria setchellii)
    Laminaria species
    Ocean Ribbons (Lessionopsis littoralis)
    Giant Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera)
    Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana)
    Dwarf Rockweed (Pelvetiopsis limitata)
    Sea Palm (Postelsia palmaeformis)
    Sea Cabbage, Sweet Kombu (Saccharina sessillis, Hedophyllum sessile)
    Bladder Chain Kelp, Sea Fern (Stephanocystis osmundacea, Cystoseira osmundacea)
    Stephanocystis species (Cystoseira species)
    Unspecified brown (I do not know the common name/species)
  • Month(s) Harvested Harvest Method(s): by hand and/or with tool(s) Tool(s) used Entire and/or Portion of Individual Harvest Method Detail (scrape off including holdfast, cut above holdfast, or describe other method) How many inches above holdfast?
    Turkish Towel (Chondracanthus exasperatus)
    Chondracanthus species
    Gracilaria species
    Grapestone, Turkish Washcloth (Mastocarpus papilatus)
    Mastocarpus species
    Mazzaella splendens
    Mazzaella species
    Pacific Dulse (Palmaria mollis)
    Nori, Purple Laver (Porphyra, Pyropia species)
    Unspecified red (I do not know the common name/species)
  • Common Name/Species Month(s) Harvested Harvest Method(s): by hand and/or with tool(s) Tool(s) used Entire and/or Portion of Individual Harvest Method Detail (scrape off including holdfast, cut above holdfast, or describe other method) How many inches above holdfast?
    Common Name/Species #1
    Common Name/Species #2
    Common Name/Species #3
    Common Name/Species #4
    Common Name/Species #5
    Common Name/Species #6
    Common Name/Species #7
    Common Name/Species #8
    Common Name/Species #9
    Common Name/Species #10








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