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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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Dab by Marc Dando


Limanda limada

Method: Demersal Trawl

Hake by Sarah McCartney


Merluccius merluccius

Method: Gill Netting

Sand Sole

Sand Sole

Pegusa lascaris

Method: Demersal Trawl

Cuckoo Ray

Leucoraja naevus

Method: Demersal Trawl

White Monkfish

Monkfish, white

Lophius piscatorius

Method: Demersal Trawl



Mytilus edulis

Method: Farmed

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Meet the Fisherman

Christopher Key

Christopher Key

Port: Boscastle

Chris and his crewman Scott fish out of Boscastle during the summer months mainly working about 50 pots. They also line for mackerel and bass and from time to time undertake some gill netting and long lining. 


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Leon Emmet

Leon Emmet

Port: Newquay

Leon Emmet is a young fisherman from Newquay who fishes from a small boat the Boy Chris SS276. Leon fishes sustainably using pots, handline and nets, learning the trade from his dad Joe who also has a fishing boat in Newquay harbour. Through their family owned company Newquay fish Leon and Emmets catch is sold direct to consumers and businesses around Cornwall, including some of the finest seafood restaurants. 

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