Western Regional Aquaculture Center

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Research and Outreach

The WRAC program is acknowledged to be an efficient and productive use of federal funds.  With a unique approach to research that is industry driven – problems are identified at the local level and coordinated regional team efforts aim to find solutions utilizing the best scientific and outreach talent in the Western Region. 

Learn about WRAC

Developed to take advantage of the best aquaculture science, educational skills, and facilities within a twelve-state area, WRAC works to enhance viable and profitable commercial aquaculture production in the U.S. for the benefit of producers, consumers, and the American economy.

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Board of Directors

Scallops, Photo credit: Davis
Scallops, Photo credit: Davis

Upcoming meetings

Meetings, conferences and workshops of interest to aquaculture stakeholders will be posted here. You are welcome to send us recommendations for upcoming meetings to feature. 


News & Updates


University of Washington
School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Box 355020, Seattle, WA 98195
1122 NE Boat St, Seattle, WA 98105


Grants and Funding