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Todd Fisheries Technology’s first full scale Lobster Hatchery in Kilkeel, Northern Ireland.

Kilkeel-JuvenileThe hatchery is called Seascope and incorporates a visitor centre and oyster hatchery (also manufactured by Todd Fish).  The motivation behind the hatchery was to ensure the locally important lobster fishery was stable and sustainable.  Renowned researcher Professor Paulo Prodohl, from Queens University in Belfast, is working with the hatchery on new research relating to genetics, diet and efficacy of lobster hatcheries.  The North Coast Lobster Fishermen’s Association are also partners and supporters of the project. Read the rest here 20:22