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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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Slipper Limpet

Slipper limpet

Crepidula fornicata

Method: Sail and Oar



Palaemon serratus

Method: Potting

gilthead bream

Gilthead bream

Sparus auratus

Method: Handlining



Pleuronectes platessa

Method: Beam Trawling

Brill by Marc Dando


Scophthalmus rhombus

Method: Demersal Trawl

Hake by Sarah McCartney


Merluccius merluccius

Method: Gill Netting

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Meet the Fisherman

Gary Rawle

Gary Rawle

Port: Par

Gary Rawle is the owner of Westcountry Mussels. He farms mussels in the clean waters of St Austell bay. Mussel farming is a low impact sustainable farming method that produces the highest quality mussels. 

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James Roberts

Port: Newlyn

James fishes out at Mounts Bay using gill nets and handlines. He has been around fishing, boats and harbours since he was 9 years old. He started when he left school and brought his first boat at 19.


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