Publication on Sea based container culture (SBCC) hydrodynamic design assessment for European lobsters (Homarus gammarus)

We are pleased to announce a new publication for September 2016 in Aquaculture Engineering on ‘Sea based container culture (SBCC) hydrodynamic design assessment for European lobsters (Homarus gammarus)’. If you look carefully you should be able to spot the juvenile lobster tucked into the corner. Follow the link above to

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Education Blog August 2016

The scorching summer days of August are a great time for events in Cornwall, and this year ‘team lobster’ are delighted to be made the beneficiary of the first ever Padstow Seafood and Beer festival! The sun shone and the drinks flowed as over 800 people flocked to Prideaux Place

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VACANCY for a Part Time Visitor Centre Assistant

Job Description Closing date for applications 7 Sept 2016, interview date to be confirmed Reports to:  Hatchery Manager Supervisory Responsibilty:  None PAY:  £14,287 pro rata Important Functional Relationships: Manager and other staff and the visiting public. Main Purpose of the job: To be responsible to the manager for the effective and efficient

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Clovelly Lobster & Crab Feast 4th September 2016 – Don’t miss it!

Sunday 4th September 2016 10am till 5pm Join us for this beautiful festival, celebrating lobster and crab in the stunning village of Clovelly in Devon (close to the border of Cornwall).  The village and harbour are accessed by a cobbled footpath that winds down the cliff, winding between quaint little cottages. They still

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Did you miss our baby lobsters on Countryfile Summer Diaries on 4 Aug 2016?

You can still catch the footage, follow the link below to BBC i-player.  Dominic Boothroyd, General Manager and Dr Carly Daniels, Principal Investigator did us proud. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b07n2jsb/countryfile-summer-diaries-4-conservation Lobster Grower 2 has its own dedicated website, for further details check out the website. The Lobster Grower Project is funded by         Fishmongers

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Hatching News June 2016

Download the latest National Lobster Hatchery Newsletter In this issue; Welcome from General Manager, Dom Boothroyd Buy one, Set one Free is going down a storm Isles of Scilly Tagging Project, a perspective by Dr Charlie Ellis DPS UK, based in Hampshire have designed an Adopt a Lobster releases database

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Education Blog July 2016

Summer is well and truly here at the lobster hatchery, and the education team have been busy in the run up to the school holidays! During visits to schools in the Lizard area, our topics of sustainable fishing, fish identification and classification, and lobster lifecycles proved consistently popular and received

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Padstow Seafood & Beer Festival 2016

TICKETS ON SALE NOW for 2016 Padstow Brewing Co. in association with Sperry Tents are organising a Seafood & Beer Festival in aid of The National Lobster Hatchery. Hosted at the beautiful Prideaux Place in Padstow, the event will showcase the best in local food, drink and live music. Bands

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Education Blog June 2016

It has been a busy month for team lobster, as we’ve had a great kick start for our summer educational events programme! We spent an excellent day on the beach as part of Polzeath Marine Discovery Day, celebrating all things marine. We were joined by a host of other conservation

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VACANCIES for Seasonal Visitor Centre Staff

Closing date for applications 9th June 2016 The posts are to provide additional cover in our busy visitor centre during the busiest months of the year.  Tasks will involve greeting visitors, explaining about the work of the charity, selling in the gift shop, cashing up and locking the building and

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