DATE

RESEARCH

AUTHORS / SPONSORS

ATTACHMENTS

NUTRITION – BIOTIC SUPPLEMENTATION

2009-2011

PhD ‘Optimisation of the rearing diets for early life stages of the European lobster, Homarus gammarus, to enhance growth, survival and health using biotic dietary supplements’

Carly Daniels: Funded by The Great Western Research Fund, The National Lobster Hatchery, The Worshipful Company of Fishmongers and the University of Plymouth in collaboration with the University of Exeter.

Research video Funded by the Institution of Environmental Sciences, John Rose award.     Poster   Poster                          Publication

2008

MSc ‘Use of prebiotics and probiotics in culturing larval European lobsters (Homarus gammarus).’

Benjamin Bourdon: Année Universitaire

Abstract

2007

‘Understanding the use of Bio-Mos® in larval lobster culture.’

Carly Daniels: Funded by the Combined Universities of Cornwall (CUC) and European Social Fund (ESF), supported by the National Lobster Hatchery and backed by the University of Plymouth and Alltech.

Poster Poster                          Publication

2006

‘Developing the use of Bio-Mos® in larval lobster culture.’

Carly Daniels: Funded by CUC and ESF supported by the National Lobster Hatchery and backed by the University of Plymouth and Alltech

Poster

2004

BSc ‘Preliminary use of Bio-Mos® in larval lobster culture’

Carly Daniels: The University of Plymouth

Poster

NUTRITION – JUVENILE DIET DEVELOPMENT

2012

MSc ‘Developing a formulated pellet diet for juvenile European lobster (Homarus gammarus): Effects of variable cod liver oil concentrations on survival development and fatty acid status.’

Lewis Cocks: The University of Plymouth, Awarded the Lord Harris Scholarship

Abstract

2011

BSc ‘Investigate the potential for astaxanthin to enhance the post-larval development of the European Lobster (Homarus gammarus), by alleviating oxidative stress incurred during growth.’

Tom Bunce: The University of Exeter, Awarded the Lord Harris Scholarship

Abstract

2011

BSc ‘Bio-energetics and nutrition for the European Lobster’

Ben Jennings: The University of Plymouth

Presentation

2010

MSc ‘Development of marine based formulated diets for juvenile lobster Homarus gammarus.’

Emma Watkinson: The University of Plymouth, Awarded the Lord Harris Scholarship

Abstract

HUSBANDRY TECHNIQUES – DISINFECTION PROTOCOLS

2010

‘Determining the optimal use of chemicals in the disinfection of live feeds and the use of ozone in the culture of the European lobster, Homarus gammarus,at the
National Lobster Hatchery.’ Developing disinfection protocols for larvae and juvenile lobsters. Research fed into the operating practices of the Lobster Plant, Norway, created to develop automated technology for large scale land based production of juveniles market sized lobsters.

Jake Scolding: Sub-contracted by University of Wales, Swansea as part of Framework 7 project, incorporating eight other European partners.

Publication

2007

MSc ‘The effect of intermittent disinfectant (Chloramine-T) exposure on growth, oxygen uptake and gill morphology of larval lobsters, Homarus gammarus.’

Nicola Wilson: The University of Plymouth

Abstract

2005

BSc ‘Improving larval survival of cultured Homarus gammarus through disinfection of live-feed Artemia nauplii.’

Charlie Ellis: The University of Plymouth

Report

HUSBANDRY TECHNIQUES – CONTAINER CULTURE

2012

MSc ‘On-growing stage V European Lobster (Homarus gammarus) in sea cages (South Cornwall, U.K).’

Bethany Wills: The University of Exeter

Poster

2011

MSc ‘Cage culture development of post larval lobsters (Homarus gammarus L.) in the UK.’

Emily Miles: The University of Exeter

Report

RELEASE TECHNIQUES

2007-2008

‘Developing stakeholder participation in lobster stock enhancement projects.’ – To encourage fishing industry participation in NLH stock enhancement work.

Charlie Ellis: 1 year project funded by the Save Our Seas Foundation programme

Publication

2007-2008

‘Developing stakeholder participation in lobster stock enhancement projects.’ – Develop release mechanisms for the deployment of juvenile lobsters by the fishing industry.

Charlie Ellis: Six month project funded by the Development for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Fisheries Challenge Fund

Publication