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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Padstow’s pioneering National Lobster Hatchery scoops national aquaculture award

The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) has been crowned the winner of the Stewardship & Sustainability Award at the inaugural 2018 Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards. Aquaculture involves the cultivating of fish, crustaceans or molluscs under controlled conditions. The 2018 Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards celebrated the achievements of a sector that is

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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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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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Container Culture Research Project underway

Emily Miles, from the University of Exeter, has started preparations for her Masters Project looking at container culture for juvenile lobsters. This involves growing the lobsters from stage IV onwards in submerged containers in the sea as opposed to in the hatchery. Once in the water, they will be self-sufficient feeding

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