Temporary bookstore closure
Our bookstore will be closed December 23–January 8, for the holidays. Orders for physical items may still be placed online but will not be shipped until January 9, 2023. Downloads are unaffected. Thank you and happy holidays!
Alaska Sea Grant Bookstore
We work with scientists, educators, resource users, and Marine Advisory Program agents to provide award-winning videos, books, and other publications about the marine environment.
State of the Mariculture Industry in Alaska: 2021 Sales and Current Permitting Statistics
Mariculture has great potential in Alaska and is attracting more interest from entrepreneurs. In response to requests for information, Alaska Sea Grant created this infographic summarizing the state of the industry. Download free. Download this infographic
Saxitoxin in western and northern Alaskan food webs + estimated doses to walruses and bowheads during warm ocean conditions of 2019
During the unusually warm ocean conditions of 2019, scientists studied toxic algae in the Arctic food web, focusing on clams, krill/zooplankton, walruses and bowhead whales. Download free. Download this bulletin
Seaweed Handling and Processing Guidelines for Alaska
The Seaweed Handling and Processing Guidelines for Alaska is designed to help individuals and companies better understand what’s involved as they decide whether to enter the seaweed processing industry, and to provide some industry standards in the manufacturing or processing of kelp. Download free. Download this booklet
Alaska Aquaculture Permitting Guide
The Alaska Aquaculture Permitting Guide is designed to assist individuals with navigating the leasing and permitting process for marine aquaculture (shellfish, invertebrates, seaweed) in the state of Alaska. Download free. Download this bulletin
Alaska Grown Pacific Oyster Consumer Guide
This fact sheet for consumers about the Pacific oyster includes information about how oysters are grown and harvested, food handling and safety tips, links to recipes, and where to purchase Alaska-grown oysters. Download free. Download this bulletin
Alaska Emergency and Disaster Homeowner's Handbook
This handbook helps you to prepare and maintain your home and property for a range of natural disasters and extreme weather conditions, to prepare for an evacuation, and to recover after returning home. Download free, hard copy free + shipping. Order or download this handbook
Field Guide to Seaweeds of Alaska
More than 100 common seaweeds, seagrasses, and marine lichens of Alaska. Filled with color photos and clearly written descriptions, and printed on water-resistant paper, it is a must-have for anyone interested in Alaska's coastal ecosystems. $30.00. Order this book
Common Edible Seaweeds in the Gulf of Alaska
Learn how to locate, identify, and prepare several species of seaweeds and one beach plant as tasty snacks and for the dinner table. Download $10.80, hard copy $12.00. Order this book
Bookstore manager: Dawn Montano
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