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Sustainable Cornish Seafood

We can all help our oceans by making well informed decisions when choosing seafood. Look for Cornish seafood labelled with our recommended symbol. Here are a few species from our recommended seafood list.

Why should we care

Megrim

Cornish Sole, Megrim

Lepidirhombus whiffogonia

Method: Demersal Trawl

Small eyed ray by Marc Dando

Small eyed ray

Raja microocellata

Method: Demersal Trawl

Thornback ray

Thornback ray

Raja clavata

Method: Gill Netting

Cuckoo Ray

Leucoraja naevus

Method: Beam Trawling

Spurdog by Marc Dando

Spurdog

Squalus acanthias

Method: Demersal Trawl

Prawn

Prawns

Palaemon serratus

Method: Potting

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Meet the Fishers

Aiden McClary

Aiden McClary

Port: St Ives

Aiden is a young St Ives fisherman that uses nets, pots and handlines to catch a range of fresh fish and shellfish. He is a part of the St Ives Fish Selling Co-op. 

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Chris Blamey

Chris Blamey

Port: Mevagissey

Chris Blamey fishes from the harbour of Mevagissey aboard the wooden multipurpose fishing vessel Galwad Y Mor. Between July and January he fishes for Cornish Sardines, using a ring net. For the rest of the year he targets Pollack using wreck nets and travels much further afield. 

 

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Cornwall Good Seafood Guide is underpinned by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) Good Fish Guide. The first UK consumer guide to sustainable seafood. For more information visit www.fishonline.org

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