Hatchery News May 2015

The 12 page Newsletter can be downloaded by clicking on the pdf link Hatching News May 2015 Read all about it: Words from the Chairman Secrets of the Sea 2: Shelter is everything, by Dr Colin Bannister Corporate Membership Buy one, Set one Free The Visitor Experience European lobster stocking requires comprehensive

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SHARP’S BIG RUN MAKES STRIDES FOR MARINE CONSERVATION Scenic spring challenge raises money for The National Lobster Hatchery

The enthusiastic team at Rock based Sharp’s Brewery have once again supported BIG RUN organiser Sarah Coates in encouraging locals and visitors to sign up for the challenge of spring. Sharp’s Brewery’s BIG RUN took place on Sunday 1st March. Event organisers estimate over £6,000 was raised from this year’s

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New PhD open for applications

‘Gut health in European lobsters – the gut microbiome as a health marker in offshore sea cage culture’ Academic Supervisor: Dr Mark van der Giezen, Biosciences, Exeter Industry Partners/Supervisors: Dr David Bass, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) and Dr Carly Daniels, The National Lobster Hatchery A 3-year

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Sea-Changers fund the print costs of Claude gets his claws

Once again, Sea-Changers have confirmed support for the National Lobster Hatchery. In 2013 Sea-Changers donated funds towards water sampling and feed costs for the lobsters. Getting funding for day to day running costs is very rare so we were delighted to receive the grant. Sea-Changers, the marine conservation fund-raising charity,

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Newsletter Christmas 2014

The 8 page Christmas Newsletter can be downloaded by clicking on the pdf link Newsletter Christmas 2014 Read all about it Christmas Greetings Secrets of the Sea: 1. How quickly do lobsters grow?  First of a series of articles by Dr Colin Bannister Fisheries Outreach Programme Launch of the NLH

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Newsletter Summer 2014

The 6 page Summer Newsletter can be downloaded by clicking on the pdf link Newsletter August 2014 Read all about it Introduction from the Chairman, Bryan Coode Friends of the Hatchery Give as you Live Corporate Sponsors Lobsters Galore Buy One, Set One Free Royal Visit from HRH The Duke

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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh to visit the National Lobster Hatchery

Preparations are under way and we are very excited to receive a Royal visit from the Duke of Edinburgh on the 1st August 2014 at 11am. During his hour-long visit, the Duke will hear about the Hatchery’s work and see brood stock, larval and juvenile lobsters for himself.  He will also

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Could lobster farming become a new industry for Coastal areas?

The Technology Strategy Board (TSB) have teamed up with Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to joint fund an industry and academic partnership which aims to develop a novel approach to sea based rearing systems for the European Lobster.  Lobster Grower is a 15 month consortium driven project led

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PhD knowledge proving essential to Cornish business

An ex-employee of The National Lobster Hatchery, now PhD researcher with the University of Exeter, Charlie Ellis is working to better understand sustainability in the Cornwall lobster fishery. Click on the link to view short film https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJGujAJ_Tx8 The PhD project, which is funded by the European Social Fund, involves carrying out a lobster

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The National Lobster Hatchery celebrates its first Silver Corporate Sponsor outside of the UK, thanks to Isle Of Man’s ‘Paddy’s Hooked on Fish by Robinson’s’

The National Lobster Hatchery are delighted to be welcoming ‘Paddy’s Hooked on Fish, by Robinson’s’ as a Silver Level Corporate Sponsor of the charity. A bit of background The aim of The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) is to conserve vulnerable lobster populations, preserve marine biodiversity and help safeguard our inshore

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