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Firth of Forth Lobster Hatchery

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| North Berwick Harbour, Behind The Seabird Centre, North Berwick, Scotland
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Interesting worthwhile project

Worth a walk through and student workers were eager to answer any questions we had. Would be great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
N5172YIkarenm
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Interesting

A 10 minute walk in, not as big as I expected, no talk or description, the guy didn't seem keen to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tony H
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| North Berwick Harbour, Behind The Seabird Centre, North Berwick, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a walk through and student workers were eager to answer any questions we had. Would be great for kids. Right near the harbor and paddling pond beach area.

Thank N5172YIkarenm
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A 10 minute walk in, not as big as I expected, no talk or description, the guy didn't seem keen to explain too much but what is there to say about millions of tiny lobsters

Thank Tony H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very important project and is very interesting. Well done. It gives visitors the insight to the life span of lobsters.

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is well worth seeing when visiting North Berwick. As well as the good exhibition giving you the general information you can also go and see the newly hatched lobsters next door. The staff were brilliant and took time to talk to everyone. As a...More

Thank Pete B
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Amazing hatchery set up by the harbour in a custom made container/display. Lovely staff talked through the idea of nurturing the baby lobsters to young adults to try to improve their chances of survival in the wild and help promote sustainable and responsible fishing. Really...More

Thank Amy W
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We both visited this small but free and interesting attraction, there really is not much too it but your children might enjoy visiting this, when in the area. (donations welcome).

Thank Michael O
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Learn about life cycles of lobsters and creatures of the shore. Only lasts a short time but you can then go and sample the produce on the pier!

Thank James G
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

The Lobster Hatchery is quite unique in my experience. Lobster fishing in the Firth of Forth had got to an point unsustainable point. Laws limiting the number and size of lobsters caught plus the efforts of this hatchery have re-balanced lobster populations for the good...More

1  Thank V581ZSdonb
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

it is a small information/museum/hatchery; but the panels and the exhibits tell the tale well and of its relevance to the local economy. it is free, but a donation will help the work continue

Thank John V
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

While visiting the seabird centre we saw this and decided to go and have a look. A lady skipper and another couple of fishermen started this as a sustainable way of saving lobsters for the future

1  Thank Joanna P
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