THE LOBSTERS NEED YOUR HELP!!

The National Lobster Hatchery are appealing for anyone who might be able to take tiny harmless samples of lobsters caught anywhere around Spain, Portugal or SW France. In recent years, the Hatchery has collaborated with two PhD researchers, Charlie Ellis and Tom Jenkins at the University of Exeter, to try

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National Lobster Hatchery Successfully Completes Major 3 Year Collaborative Project Showing Great Potential For Innovative Sea-Based Rearing Solutions For Lobsters.

The Lobster Grower 2 (LG2) project (Funded by Innovate UK, BBSRC and the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers) led by the National Lobster Hatchery’s (NLH) research team, has come to an end after 3 years. This pioneering project assessed the potential for rearing lobsters in innovative sea-based systems which require no

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Marine-i helps The National Lobster Hatchery strengthen its pioneering Research team

The Marine-i programme has helped two talented University of Exeter science graduates to achieve their dream of working on a globally important research project for The National Lobster Hatchery in Padstow. This unique marine conservation charity works to improve the sustainability of the European Lobster, a valuable commercial species which

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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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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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Kick off meeting for Lobster Grower 2

Yesterday was the wrap up meeting for Lobster Grower 1, today the kick off meeting for Lobster Grower 2, an exciting 3 year project with consortium partners led by the National Lobster Hatchery. Partners include the University of Exeter, Westcountry Mussels of Fowey, The Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS)

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