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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

Megrim

Lepidirhombus whiffogonia

Method: Beam Trawling

Queen Scallops, Seafish

Queen Scallop

Mimachalmys varia

Method: Sail and Oar

Brill by Marc Dando

Brill

Scophthalmus rhombus

Method: Demersal Trawl

mackerel by Sarah McCartney

Mackerel

Scomber scombrus

Method: Handlining

Hake by Sarah McCartney

Hake

Merluccius merluccius

Method: Gill Netting

Anchovy

Anchovy

Engraulis encrasticolus

Method: Ring Netting

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Meet the Fisherman

Joe Emmett

Joe Emmett

Port: 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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Danny Gilbert

Danny Gilbert

Port: Newquay

Danny Gilbert is a young Newquay fisherman who uses the sustainable method of potting to catch crab, lobster and spider crab. 

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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

Fish and Tips, November 2018 newsletter

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