Welcome to the OSU Seafood Lab in Astoria, Oregon
We are a part of the Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station with locations in Newport and Astoria. We are also affiliated with the OSU Department of Food Science & Technology.
Welcome to Oregon State University’s Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station (COMES) located in beautiful Astoria, OR! We are also affiliated with the OSU Department of Food Science & Technology.
The OSU Seafood laboratory is the only seafood experiment station on the West Coast of the contiguous United States. We are also the headquarters of the worldwide Surimi School.
The mission of the OSU Seafood Lab is to improve seafood through:
- Research and Development
- Extension Service to both the Fishing and Seafood Processing Industry
- Graduate Student Research, Training and Instruction.
Seafood Network Information Center
The Seafood Network Information Center (SeafoodNIC) is one of the world's first seafood technology network information centers, SeafoodNIC,is a portal to Internet resources addressing seafood safety and quality information needs of seafood processors, inspectors, researchers, importers, and food educators.
The Oregon State University Seafood Lab offers its facilities for research and product development and testing. Contact for pricing.
Better Seafood Processing School
This workshop focuses on seafood quality issues as related to utilization, innovation, and compliance.
Seafood Wastewater Workshop
This workshop covers best management practices, and design and operation of treatment plants for better compliance and by-product recovery.
Surimi School Worldwide
We offer the global surimi and surimi seafood industry the most updated marketing, products, production technology, and research.
This training uses curriculum developed by the national Seafood HACCP Alliance. Participants receive a certificate from the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) for Seafood HACCP Segment 2.