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FULL LIST OF RECOMMENDED SPECIES

November 2019

How we rate fish

Cornwall Good Seafood Guide rates sustainability using a scale of 1 to 5. With one being the best score a fishery can attain. 1, 2 and 3 are recommended by Cornwall Good Seafood Guide.

This list is all of the fish and capture method combinations that are currently recommended as sustainable.

To view a full list of ratings please visit www.cornwallgoodseafoodguide.org.uk

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  • SPECIES
  • FISHING METHOD
  • SCORE
  • AnchovyEngraulis encrasticolus
  • Ring Netting
  • 3
  • Bass, SeabassDicentrarchus labrax
  • Handlining
  • 3
  • Bib, or poutingTrisopterus luscus
  • Beam Trawling
    Gill Netting
    Demersal Trawl
  • 3
    3
    3
  • BrillScophthalmus rhombus
  • Demersal Trawl
    Gill Netting
  • 3
    3
  • Cornish SardineSardinus pilchardus
  • Ring Netting
  • 3
  • Crab, Brown, EdibleCancer pagurus
  • Potting
    Potting
    Gill Netting
  • 2
    3
    3
  • CuttlefishSepia officinalis
  • Potting
  • 3
  • DabLimanda limada
  • Demersal Trawl
  • 3
  • Gilthead breamSparus auratus
  • Handlining
  • 3
  • HaddockMelanogrammus aeglefinus
  • Gill Netting
  • 3
  • HakeMerluccius merluccius
  • Gill Netting
    Demersal Trawl
  • 1
    2
  • LingMolva molva
  • Longlining
    Gill Netting
    Demersal Trawl
  • 3
    3
    3
  • LobsterHommarus gammarus
  • Potting
  • 3
  • Mackerel Scomber scombrus
  • Ring Netting
    Handlining
    Gill Netting
  • 2
    1
    2
  • Megrim Lepidirhombus whiffogonia
  • Beam Trawling
    Demersal Trawl
  • 3
    3
  • MonkfishLophius piscatorius and L. budegassa
  • Demersal Trawl
    Gill Netting
    Beam Trawling
  • 2
    2
    3
  • MusselsMytilus edulis
  • Farmed
    Hand Collection
  • 1
    2
  • Native OysterOstrea edulis
  • Sail and Oar
  • 1
  • Pacific oysterMagallana gigas
  • Farmed
    Hand Collection
  • 1
    1
  • PlaicePleuronectes platessa
  • Beam Trawling
    Demersal Trawl
    Gill Netting
  • 3
    3
    3
  • PollackPollachius pollachius
  • Demersal Trawl
    Handlining
    Gill Netting
  • 3
    3
    3
  • PrawnsPalaemon serratus
  • Potting
  • 3
  • Queen ScallopMimachalmys varia
  • Sail and Oar
  • 3
  • Red GurnardAspitrigla cuculus
  • Demersal Trawl
    Gill Netting
  • 3
    3
  • Red mulletMullus surmuletus
  • Gill Netting
    Demersal Trawl
  • 3
    3
  • Sand SolePegusa lascaris
  • Demersal Trawl
    Gill Netting
  • 3
    3
  • ScallopPecten maximus
  • Diver Collected
  • 3
  • Seaweed various species
  • Hand Collection
  • 2
  • Slipper limpetCrepidula fornicata
  • Sail and Oar
  • 2
  • Sole, Dover sole Solea solea
  • Beam Trawling
    Demersal Trawl
    Demersal Trawl
    Gill Netting
    Beam Trawling
  • 2
    2
    2
    2
    2
  • Spider CrabMaja brachydactyla
  • Potting
  • 3
  • SquidLoligo vulgaris, Loligo forbesi
  • Handlining
    Demersal Trawl
  • 3
    3
  • Velvet crabLiocarcinus puber
  • Potting
  • 3

Cornwall Good Seafood Guide is a project of Cornwall Wildlife Trust.

Cornwall Good Seafood Guide seafood ratings are underpinned and recognised by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) Good Fish Guide. The first UK consumer guide to sustainable seafood. For more information visit www.fishonline.org.

Cornwall Good Seafood Guide is funded by, EU fisheries fund and MMO, Dewsign and our business supporters.

Cornwall Good Seafood Guide is underpinned by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) Good Fish Guide. The first UK consumer guide to sustainable seafood. For more information visit www.fishonline.org

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