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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

Hake by Sarah McCartney

Hake

Merluccius merluccius

Method: Gill Netting

Pacific oyster

Pacific oyster

Magallana gigas

Method: Farmed

Cornish Sardine by Sarah McCartney

Cornish Sardine

Sardinus pilchardus

Method: Ring Netting

black seabream by Marc Dando

Black Seabream

Spondyliosoma cantharus

Method: Handlining

Megrim

Cornish Sole, Megrim

Lepidirhombus whiffogonia

Method: Demersal Trawl

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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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Tim Vinnicombe

Tim Vinnicombe

Port: Mylor

Tim Vinnicombe has been fishing under sail and oar for oysters since he was 16 years old. Its a traditional fishery that has preseved this tough but satisfying way of life, as well as the stocks of oysters in the Fal.  

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