Sea cucumber containment systems are currently being tested in the lab prior to testing in the field at an oyster tenure.
NIC researcher Emaline Montgomery is exploring and developing containment methods for growth of sea cucumbers in British Columbia.
Read more about Emaline's research and listen to her interview with Kathryn Marlow on CBC's All Points West:
National Observer: Is the lowly sea cucumber the new superhero of sustainable aquaculture?
CTV Vancouver Island: B.C. researchers turn to sea cucumbers to address aquaculture sustainability
CBC News: A slimy, squishy invertebrate could create a more sustainable aquaculture industry, researcher says
Learn more about Emaline's research and other CARTI research projects: www.nic.bc.ca/research