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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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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Daniel Small completes his PhD

‘The effects of elevated temperature pCO2 on the developmental eco-physiology of the European lobster, Homarus gammarus (L.)’. Global climate change is a major area of concern for the integrity of future stocks of commercially important marine species, as seen by the large recent collapse of oyster hatcheries on the Pacific

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