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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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Limanda limada

Method: Demersal Trawl

Queen Scallops, Seafish

Queen Scallop

Mimachalmys varia

Method: Sail and Oar

Red Gurnard by Sarah McCartney

Red Gurnard

Aspitrigla cuculus

Method: Demersal Trawl



Engraulis encrasticolus

Method: Ring Netting



Loligo vulgaris, Loligo forbesi

Method: Demersal Trawl

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Meet the Fisherman

Gary Rawle

Gary Rawle

Port: Par

Gary Rawle is the owner of Westcountry Mussels. He farms mussels in the clean waters of St Austell bay. Mussel farming is a low impact sustainable farming method that produces the highest quality mussels. 

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Alan Dwan

Alan Dwan

Port: Newlyn

Alan Dwan is skipper of the Newlyn hake netter, the Ajax. They fish offshore and are at sea for trips of up to 5 days at a time.

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