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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

Anchovy

Anchovy

Engraulis encrasticolus

Method: Ring Netting

Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish

Sepia officinalis

Method: Potting

Hake by Sarah McCartney

Hake

Merluccius merluccius

Method: Gill Netting

mackerel by Sarah McCartney

Mackerel

Scomber scombrus

Method: Handlining

Crab, Brown

Crab, Brown, Edible

Cancer pagurus

Method: Potting

bass

Bass, Seabass

Dicentrarchus labrax

Method: Handlining

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Meet the Fisherman

Stefan Glinski

Stefan Glinski

Port: Newlyn

Stefan is a sardine ring netter, working on the fishing vessel White Heather, out of Newlyn. 

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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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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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