5 Things you didn’t know about lobsters…

Lobsters are wonderful creatures full of fabulous mystery and facts - we're going to share 5 of the coolest with you! 1.) Lobsters chew with their StomachsOk - this sounds GROSS but lobsters don't actually have teeth in their mouth! Instead they have their stomach located very close to their

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How and why do lobsters shed their shell?

Lobsters begin this process when they hatch - check out this little one going through its third moult at just two weeks old. Every time a lobster moults, it offers it the chance to 'regenerate' its body - this means, if it's lost legs or claws in the past -

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Become a Mini Marine Biologist This Summer!

The summer is upon us and we’re ready for the holidays! A great chance to relax, have fun and the perfect time to learn all about our oceans. We’re really excited to be running our mini marine biologist workshops over the summer! Come and get involved with some hands on

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Beach Trip by Shelby from The Bishops’ C of E Learning Academy.

Our awesome Hatchery technician Ade did an amazing talk to Watergate Class of The Bishops’ C of E Learning Academy​ last week on their beach day at Towan Beach. Shelby from Watergate class has written a special blog post for us to tell everyone about the classes day at the

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A day in the life of Hatchery Volunteer, Amy!

To finish off Volunteers week – One of our amazing Volunteers, Amy Jefferies has written a blog for us about her experiences as a volunteer! Before you read Amy’s awesome blog, we’d like to introduce to her! Amy is a hardworking and bubbly young woman and we LOVE having her as

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Sustainable Sunday’s – Fishing Methods

It’s sustainable Sunday! Today we are looking at sustainable fishing methods, mainly lobster potting. Fishing is a vital part of Cornwall and most of the British coastline’s heritage. It supports the local economy and has provided a very important food resource for thousands of years. How we actually obtain our

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Sustainable Sunday – Berried Hen Ban

It’s Sustainable Sunday!  Today were looking at the ‘berried hen ban’ – another way in which we can help conserve our lobsters and crawfish populations. In England it is illegal to land (to catch and bring into land) a female lobster or crawfish with eggs on. This law exists to

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Sustainable Sunday – What fish should I eat?

Sustainable Sunday’s is a new series where we are looking into sustainable fishing methods and giving you tips on how to live more sustainably. We’ll be covering a variety of topics from how to pick the right fish, to looking at how fishermen are helping to secure our seas for

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Sustainable Sunday’s – Minimum Landing Sizes.

Sustainable Sunday’s is a new series where we are looking into sustainable fishing methods and giving you tips on how to live more sustainably. We’ll be covering a variety of topics from how to pick the right fish, to looking at how fishermen are helping to secure our seas for

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Sustainable Sunday’s – V-Notching

Sustainable Sunday’s is a new series where we are looking into sustainable fishing methods and giving you tips on how to live more sustainably. We’ll be covering a variety of topics from how to pick the right fish, to looking at how fishermen are helping to secure our seas for

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