1400 baby lobsters released into the wild in Cornwall

More than 1400 baby lobsters have been released into the wild in Cornwall. It is the National Lobster Hatchery's first release of the year - which runs from June until October.

The babies have been released just off the coast at Newquay. The Hatchery expect to release around 60,000 lobsters into the sea this season. The programme is part of scheme to help sustain the future of the seas and coastal communities that rely on the fishery for their livelihood.

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Baby lobsters released into wild

The National Lobster Hatcher in Padstow has released a batch of 1400 tiny baby lobsters into the sea. It is part of an effort to preserve the livelihoods of coastal communities.