Lobster tagging to assess habitat restoration effects of offshore aquaculture

A lobster under the mussel farm run by Offshore Shellfish Ltd

Ropes to Reefs project is looking to assess the wider benefits of the UK’s first large-scale offshore mussel farm, located in Lyme Bay

Scientists, mussel farmers and fishers on the UK’s Devon and Dorset coast are this month beginning the tagging work that will help them assess the impact of offshore aquaculture on the general health of the ocean.

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