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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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Bass, Seabass

Dicentrarchus labrax

Method: Demersal Trawl

Queen Scallops, Seafish

Queen Scallop

Mimachalmys varia

Method: Sail and Oar

Thornback ray

Thornback ray

Raja clavata

Method: Gill Netting

White Monkfish

Monkfish, white

Lophius piscatorius

Method: Demersal Trawl

Cuckoo Ray

Leucoraja naevus

Method: Beam Trawling

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Meet the Fisherman

Ben Lowe

Ben Lowe

Port: Newquay

Ben Lowe is a young fisher who goes out to sea onboard his eight-metre catamaran Atlantic Voyager. He supplies line-caught fish and pot-caught crab and lobster.

You can find out what he's up to via his Twitter or on 07860927833.

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Christopher Key

Christopher Key

Port: Boscastle

Chris and his crewman Scott fish out of Boscastle during the summer months mainly working about 50 pots. They also line for mackerel and bass and from time to time undertake some gill netting and long lining. 


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