The History of Crustaceans – An interview with David Gelsthorpe from Manchester Museum.

Some of you may have seen our incredible fossil exhibition on loan from Manchester Museum – Well, recently I (Ellie) had the chance to speak to the brilliant David Gelsthorpe, Curator of the Earth Science Collections at the Manchester Museum. It was an absolute pleasure to talk to David and

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New Job Opportunity at the NLH!

  VACANCY National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow  General Manager The National lobster Hatchery is a diverse charity and we are looking for an experienced general manager who can lead the lobster team. The Ideal candidate would also have experience in Visitor attractions and possess an understanding of visitor experience and engagement,

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Why Adopting a lobster is a great idea!

Have you ever wanted your very own tiny little baby lobster? WELL, you can! OK, so you won't get to keep it - but instead, we will do all the hard work for you and you'll get to be the proud owner of your very own little one! So, what

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Ageing the unageable!

We have recently been involved in some incredibly exciting new research and we are so pleased to be able to share it with you! Enjoy the read below written by our researchers, Jake Scolding and Dr Carly Daniels. Scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) with support from the

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Hatchery Newsletter 2021!

Welcome back to the National Lobster Hatchery newsletter! Here we cover what’s been going on at the hatchery since Covid hit us in early 2020! Meet our awesome staff, check out our fantastic new developments AND see what amazing science we have learnt about lobsters

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Meet Caitlin Price!

This week we want to introduce you to our awesome placement student, Caitlin! Caitlin has been working so hard over the last few months and its been an absolute pleasure to have her help! We feel so lucky to have her as part of the team and her energy helps

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Piper – Our little Clawed Lobster!

INTRODUCING PIPER – OUR LITTLE CLAWED MUM! Piper came into our care last month, as a healthy and happy mum to be! But we noticed something a little different about piper – check out her claws! She reminded us of ‘Nemo’ – with her slightly smaller claw! SO, WHY DOES

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Rock-pooling on our Cornish Coast!

Diving into a tiny world, with homes, highways and feasts going on in every corner! But why grow out of exploring these tiny ecosystems? There is so much we can learn, and it's great fun! As the autumn is drawing in, it's a great chance to get out for a

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Guest Blog Post: Kirstie’s visit to the National Lobster Hatchery

This week, we had a wonderful visit from the Lovely Kirstie, her partner and lovely 8 year old Bella who live over in Falmouth! Kirstie is a writer, paddle boarder, super mum, anti-plastic hero AND an all round ocean enthusiast! You may have heard of her too, as she was

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What’s it like to Volunteer at the NLH! – Elsa Domoney tells her story!

This week we caught up with one of our past volunteers and incredible work colleagues Elsa, to find out what it was like to volunteer at the National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) and to see where she is now! Elsa worked so hard when she was here, starting as a volunteer

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