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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

Brill by Marc Dando

Brill

Scophthalmus rhombus

Method: Demersal Trawl

Striped red mullet

Red mullet

Mullus surmuletus

Method: Gill Netting

Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish

Sepia officinalis

Method: Potting

Scallop by Sarah McCartney

Scallop

Pecten maximus

Crab, Brown

Crab, Brown, Edible

Cancer pagurus

Method: Potting

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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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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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News

Summer scores review consultation open now

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

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