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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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Hommarus gammarus

Method: Potting



Palaemon serratus

Method: Potting

Crab, Brown

Crab, Brown, Edible

Cancer pagurus

Method: Potting

Slipper Limpet

Slipper limpet

Crepidula fornicata

Method: Sail and Oar



Melanogrammus aeglefinus

Method: Gill Netting

Pollack by Sarah McCartney


Pollachius pollachius

Method: Demersal Trawl

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Meet the Fisherman

Will Shugg

Will Shugg

Port: Mevagissey

Will Shugg fishes from Mevagissey, netting for mackerel and sole from his small wooden boat the Radjel.

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Chris Ranger

Chris Ranger

Port: Mylor

Chris Ranger fishes for native oysters and queen scallops aboard his traditional oyster working boat the Alf Smythers. Fishing using oyster dredges the traditional way under sail and oar.  Chis is also a registered fish merchant supplying a wide range of purified local sustainable shellfish.

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