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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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Palaemon serratus

Method: Potting

White Monkfish

Monkfish, white

Lophius piscatorius

Method: Gill Netting

spider crab by Sarah McCartney

Spider Crab

Maja brachydactyla

Method: Potting



Hommarus gammarus

Method: Potting

Pacific oyster

Pacific oyster

Magallana gigas

Method: Farmed

mackerel by Sarah McCartney


Scomber scombrus

Method: Handlining

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Meet the Fisherman

Aiden McClary

Aiden McClary

Port: St Ives

Aiden is a young St Ives fisherman that uses nets, pots and handlines to catch a range of fresh fish and shellfish. He is a part of the St Ives Fish Selling Co-op. 

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Ben George

Ben George

Port: Sennen Cove

Ben George handline fishes from the beautiful Sennen Cove, close to Land's End. 

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