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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.

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Striped red mullet

Red mullet

Mullus surmuletus

Method: Gill Netting

White Monkfish

Monkfish, white

Lophius piscatorius

Method: Gill Netting

Red Gurnard by Sarah McCartney

Red Gurnard

Aspitrigla cuculus

Method: Gill Netting

Hake by Sarah McCartney

Hake

Merluccius merluccius

Method: Gill Netting

Haddock

Haddock

Melanogrammus aeglefinus

Method: Gill Netting

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Meet the Fisherman

Tim Vinnicombe

Tim Vinnicombe

Port: Mylor

Tim Vinnicombe has been fishing under sail and oar for oysters since he was 16 years old. Its a traditional fishery that has preseved this tough but satisfying way of life, as well as the stocks of oysters in the Fal.  

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Peter Green

Port: St. Mawes

Peter fishes from St.Mawes and together with his wife Angie, they run St.Mawes seafood. His family go back as seafarers in St.Mawes for 300 years and he is very passionate about trying to keep their fishing heritage alive. He has been fishing for over 40 years, first going to sea on a local trawler as a 9th birthday present. 

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