Culture of Sea Cucumbers in Korea: A guide to Korean methods and the local sea cucumber in the Northeast U.S.

Michael Pietrak, University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute
Jang K. Kim, University of Connecticut-Stamford
Sarah Redmond, Maine Sea Grant
Younge-Dae Kim, National Fisheries Research & Development Institute
Charlie Yarish, University of Connecticut - Stamford
Ian Bricknell, University of Maine - Main

Abstract/ Summary

A paper exploring the potential to grow Korean sea cucumbers in the Northeast of the United States. This paper examines the life history and biology of the Korean cucumber (Cucumaria Frondosa), Korean hatchery culture techniques, Korean sea cucumber culture process, and the viability of culturing the Korean sea cucumber in the Northeast.