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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

mackerel by Sarah McCartney

Mackerel

Scomber scombrus

Method: Handlining

Sand Sole

Sand Sole

Pegusa lascaris

Method: Demersal Trawl

Anchovy

Anchovy

Engraulis encrasticolus

Method: Ring Netting

Plaice

Plaice

Pleuronectes platessa

Method: Beam Trawling

Slipper Limpet

Slipper limpet

Crepidula fornicata

Method: Sail and Oar

Striped red mullet

Red mullet

Mullus surmuletus

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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David Warwick

David Warwick

Port: Mevagissey

Dave fishes from the Port of Mevagissey. His boat the Valhalla is 12m long, and he fishes for a wide range of species using a demersal trawl with large mesh to reduce bycatch of small fish. 

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News

Summer scores review consultation open now

Incredible biodiversity on Fal oyster fishery, notes from a day out on the Fal Oyster Survey 2019

Rare Seahorse found in Fal fishery, proof that sustainable oyster fishing has a bright future

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