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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

Striped red mullet

Red mullet

Mullus surmuletus

Method: Gill Netting

Red Gurnard by Sarah McCartney

Red Gurnard

Aspitrigla cuculus

Method: Gill Netting



Hommarus gammarus

Method: Potting



Palaemon serratus

Method: Potting

Slipper Limpet

Slipper limpet

Crepidula fornicata

Method: Sail and Oar

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Meet the Fisherman

Stefan Glinski

Stefan Glinski

Port: Newlyn

Stefan is a sardine ring netter, working on the fishing vessel White Heather, out of Newlyn. 

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Phil Trebilcock

Phil Trebilcock

Port: Newquay

Phil Trebilcock fishes for crab and lobster from the beautiful sandy harbour at Newquay on Cornwall's North Coast. 

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