Charlie Ellis
PhD researcher


Research interests

Project Title: Understanding Sustainability in the Cornish Lobster Fishery

Supervisors: Dr Dave Hodgson

Funding Body: E.S.F.

Project Description:

The creation of a population model for the European lobster (Homarus gammarus) in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, allowing predictive assessment of the effects to stock size and sustainable yields of stock enhancement, wild recruitment variations, and changes to fishing efforts, areas and legislation.


Involving fishermen in improving lobster stocks: published by DEFRA in the Marine Fisheries Yearbook, 2007/2008, p31-32.

CD Ellis et al, 2008. ‘Developing stakeholder participation in lobster stock enhancement projects.’  Published online by DEFRA at

CD Ellis et al, 2008.  ‘Improving larval survival at the National Lobster Hatchery through live-feed disinfection.  ‘Drum & Croaker, Vol. 39, p. 55-58.

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