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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.

Why should we care

Dab by Marc Dando

Dab

Limanda limada

Method: Demersal Trawl

Red Gurnard by Sarah McCartney

Red Gurnard

Aspitrigla cuculus

Method: Demersal Trawl

Ling

Ling

Molva molva

Method: Longlining

Striped red mullet

Red mullet

Mullus surmuletus

Method: Gill Netting

Crab, Brown

Crab, Brown, Edible

Cancer pagurus

Method: Potting

Native Oyster

Native Oyster

Ostrea edulis

Method: Sail and Oar

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Meet the Fisherman

Joe Emmett

Joe Emmett

Port: Newquay

Joe Emmett fishes sustainably using pots to catch brown crab, spider crab and lobster, and handlines for mackerel and pollack from the North Cornish port of Newquay.

 

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Chris Ranger

Chris Ranger

Port: Mylor

Chris Ranger fishes for native oysters and queen scallops aboard his traditional oyster working boat the Alf Smythers. Fishing using oyster dredges the traditional way under sail and oar.  Chis is also a registered fish merchant supplying a wide range of purified local sustainable shellfish.

 
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News

Incredible biodiversity on Fal oyster fishery, notes from a day out on the Fal Oyster Survey 2019

Rare Seahorse found in Fal fishery, proof that sustainable oyster fishing has a bright future

Fish and Tips, November 2018 newsletter

Ratings changes 2018 summarised

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