Our Divers

Urchin Divers are a hard working group dedicated to the health and welfare of the ecosystem from which they are farming. Scroll down for highlights of our divers in action!

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Michael Thomas Blog Series

Michael is an urchin diver, and merchant marine. Check out experiences first-hand as he shares an inside view of the California sea urchin business.

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Abandon Ship

A Diver Story by Michael Thomas Abandon ship!! There was a time when an opportunity arose for me shower in…

Robin Brown at Johnsons Lee

Robin Brown at Johnsons Lee

A Diver Story by Michael Thomas The name of the vessel escapes me at the moment, however my week long…

The Integrity

A Diver Story by Michael Thomas Right around the time the sea urchin business really started to take off, I…

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