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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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Lobster

Lobster

Hommarus gammarus

Method: Potting

Velvet crab by Sarah McCartney

Velvet crab

Necora puber

Method: Potting

Crab, Brown

Crab, Brown, Edible

Cancer pagurus

Method: Potting

Brill by Marc Dando

Brill

Scophthalmus rhombus

Method: Demersal Trawl

Squid

Squid

Loligo vulgaris, Loligo forbesi

Method: Handlining

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Meet the Fisherman

Will Shugg

Will Shugg

Port: Mevagissey

Will Shugg fishes from Mevagissey, netting for mackerel and sole from his small wooden boat the Radjel.

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Luke Marshall, Rock Shellfish

Luke Marshall

Port: Porthilly Farm, Rock

Luke Marshall is a second generation shellfish farmer. From their base at Porthilly farm near Rock the Marshall family have been farming shellfish in the Camel estuary for over twenty years. Porthilly oysters and Rock Mussels are renowned for their quality and sustainablity and feature on menus across the county and further afeild.

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News

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