Crabbing is fun!
South Coast is famous for its seafood and has a long heritage of fishing to
support local communities. Is there a modern twist for careers in water based
farming along the coast?
nothing more British than fish and chips after a long day on the beach. And after we’ve eaten,
what better way to entertain the troops than a spot of Crabbing.
Have you ever
wondered how many crabs you can put in your bucket before they start
Or how they
you hadn’t realized there are growing industries along the South Coast based on
researching and farming in the sea.
Funded by the
BCP Futures, Modernizing Mariculture aims to support local businesses and
help them emerge from the Pandemic stronger than before. Few realise what
is involved in sea farming – mariculture. So the Modernising
Mariculture programme undertook research across companies along the
coast to produce an animated story and engage with young people, to produce a
short animation and a quiz trail at Mudeford and Poole Quays.
The Crabbing.fun website
will be launched for the start of 2023 with a competition to win eco-friendly