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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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Brill by Marc Dando

Brill

Scophthalmus rhombus

Method: Demersal Trawl

Pacific oyster

Pacific oyster

Magallana gigas

Method: Farmed

Dab by Marc Dando

Dab

Limanda limada

Method: Demersal Trawl

spider crab by Sarah McCartney

Cornish King Crab, Spider Crab

Maja brachydactyla

Method: Potting

Sand Sole

Sand Sole

Pegusa lascaris

Method: Demersal Trawl

mackerel by Sarah McCartney

Mackerel

Scomber scombrus

Method: Handlining

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Meet the Fisherman

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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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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