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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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Carrageenan seaweed

Seaweed

various species

Method: Hand Collection

Ling

Ling

Molva molva

Method: Longlining

Pacific oyster

Pacific oyster

Magallana gigas

Method: Farmed

gilthead bream

Gilthead bream

Sparus auratus

Method: Handlining

Anchovy

Anchovy

Engraulis encrasticolus

Method: Ring Netting

Brill by Marc Dando

Brill

Scophthalmus rhombus

Method: Demersal Trawl

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How to guides

Meet the Fisherman

Luke Marshall, Rock Shellfish

Luke Marshall

Port: Porthilly Farm, Rock

Luke Marshall is a second generation shellfish farmer. From their base at Porthilly farm near Rock the Marshall family have been farming shellfish in the Camel estuary for over twenty years. Porthilly oysters and Rock Mussels are renowned for their quality and sustainablity and feature on menus across the county and further afeild.

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Phil Trebilcock

Phil Trebilcock

Port: Newquay

Phil Trebilcock fishes for crab and lobster from the beautiful sandy harbour at Newquay on Cornwall's North Coast. 

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