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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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Pollack by Sarah McCartney

Pollack

Pollachius pollachius

Method: Handlining

Scallop by Sarah McCartney

Scallop

Pecten maximus

Red Gurnard by Sarah McCartney

Red Gurnard

Aspitrigla cuculus

Method: Gill Netting

Slipper Limpet

Slipper limpet

Crepidula fornicata

Method: Sail and Oar

Dab by Marc Dando

Dab

Limanda limada

Method: Demersal Trawl

Pacific oyster

Pacific oyster

Magallana gigas

Method: Farmed

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Meet the Fisherman

Ben Rowse

Port: Newlyn

Ben is the skipper of the Nimrod TO30 and uses baited pots to capture crabs and lobsters, a highly selective and sustainable method. He sells his catch to the family business, The Real Cornish Crab Company and at 24 years old he is the youngest skipper in their fleet!

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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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