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Cornish Master fish 2016 Competition

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Send in your recipe for sustainable Cornish seafood for a chance to win some great prizes!

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Sustainable fishing

Healthy Seas - Productive fisheries

Cornish fishermen respect our seas and increasingly are aware that healthy seas are vital for their future. Find out more about steps being made to improve sustainability.
Photo by Adrian Langdon

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Fisherman of the Month

Joe EmmettNewquay

Joe Emmett fishes sustainably using pots and handlines for crab, spider crab and lobster, mackerel and pollack from the North Cornish port of Newquay.

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Cornwall's Fishing Industry

Learn more about this important industry, meet the fishermen who are its lifeblood, discover the steps being made to improve the sustainability of the industry.

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Recommended fish currently in season

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mussel

Mussels

Mytilus edulis

Farmed

Hake by Sarah McCartney

Hake

Merluccius merluccius

Gill Netting

mackerel by Sarah McCartney

Mackerel

Scomber scombrus

Handlining

spider crab by Sarah McCartney

Spider Crab

Maja squinado

Potting

Squid

Squid

Loligo vulgaris, Loligo forbesi

Handlining

Lobster Homard

Lobster

Hommarus gammarus

Potting

Red Gurnard by Sarah McCartney

Red Gurnard

Aspitrigla cuculus

Gill Netting

Brill by Marc Dando

Brill

Scophthalmus rhombus

Gill Netting

Bib

Bib, or pouting

Trisopterus luscus

Beam Trawling

Scallop by Sarah McCartney

Scallop

Pecten maximus

Scallop Dredging

Herring by Marc Dando

Herring

Clupea harengus

Drift Netting

Haddock

Haddock

Melanogrammus aeglefinus

Demersal Trawl

Pacific oyster

Pacific oyster

Crassostrea gigas

Farmed

About Cornwall Good Seafood Guide

Cornwall’s fishing industry has never been so sustainable, and Cornish seafood is renowned for its quality and taste. This guide brings you all the information you need to choose high quality Cornish seafood, harvested with minimal impact on the marine environment. It has been developed using best available evidence and through partnership working with the fishing industry, processors and scientists to give comprehensive and clear advice on how and where to buy Good Cornish Seafood...

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What's New

Cornish Master Fish and Junior Master Fish 2016 sustainable seafood Recipe Competition launched!

Do you love coking with Cornish seafood? Enter our competition by sending us your favourite sustainable seafood recipe.

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Good Fish, Good For Business

Peter Fraser of Falmouth's favourite chippy, the Harbour Lights, talks about how only serving sustainable seafood has massively benefited his business and why he supports Cornwall Good Seafood Guide.

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Meet the Fisherman

Joe Emmett

Joe Emmett

Newquay

Joe Emmett fishes sustainably using pots to catch brown crab, spider crab and lobster, and handlines for mackerel and pollack from the North Cornish port of Newquay.

 

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Our directory helps you find where in Cornwall you can eat or buy fresh Cornish seafood!

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