California aquaculture industry research capstone (methods (objective 1 :…
California aquaculture industry research capstone
objective 4: rank sectors of aquaculture according to potential for new business entry
objective 5 : evaluate requirements and opportunity to
create aquaculture research center as SIO
objective 3 : compile learnings from active project participation
objective 2 : use survey data from question 1 to estimate the bigger economic opportunity beyond just farmgate value of increased production
: synthesize the extent of current, permitted and known proposed operations
data to gather
costs and revenues
amounts produced by type
market price for products
1 California aquaculture production and value report
2 California aquaculture growth potential report - evaluating potential of local production of current import items
3 case study - key components of success: tactics, techniques and technologies of project sites
4 start up framework for top candidate sector, location and scale with costs and personnel and equipment
5 Proposal for CMBC algal aquaculture research group/ center
ideal faculty composition
key questions + problems in industry
integration with existing research centers and efforts
gain quantifiable knowledge of aquaculture industry
gain job experience at project or research center
quantify opportunity for algal aquaculture research at SIO
explore potential to start a business
question 1 : what is the distribution, composition and value of california's marine aquaculture?
question 2 : What is the monetary value of the imported seafood market that could be realized by growing the same (or similar substitute) species in CA
question 3 : what can be learned from contributing to a working project?
question 4: What and where is an opportunity to start a business?
question 5 : What is the potential for developing an aquaculture research center?