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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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Pacific oyster

Pacific oyster

Magallana gigas

Method: Farmed

black seabream by Marc Dando

Black Seabream

Spondyliosoma cantharus

Method: Handlining

Scallop by Sarah McCartney

Scallop

Pecten maximus

spider crab by Sarah McCartney

Cornish King Crab, Spider Crab

Maja brachydactyla

Method: Potting

Queen Scallops, Seafish

Queen Scallop

Mimachalmys varia

Method: Sail and Oar

gilthead bream

Gilthead bream

Sparus auratus

Method: Handlining

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How to guides

Meet the Fisherman

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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David Stevens, Crystal Sea

David Stevens

Port: Newlyn

David Stevens is skipper of the modern 20m trawler the Crystal sea. He fishes using a twin rig demersal trawl and has made numerous adaptations to the gear to improve its sustainability by reducing unwanted by catch. 

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