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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

mackerel by Sarah McCartney

Mackerel

Scomber scombrus

Method: Handlining

Dab by Marc Dando

Dab

Limanda limada

Method: Demersal Trawl

Slipper Limpet

Slipper limpet

Crepidula fornicata

Method: Sail and Oar

Megrim

Megrim

Lepidirhombus whiffogonia

Method: Beam Trawling

Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish

Sepia officinalis

Method: Potting

Queen Scallops, Seafish

Queen Scallop

Mimachalmys varia

Method: Sail and Oar

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Meet the Fisherman

Danny Gilbert

Danny Gilbert

Port: Newquay

Danny Gilbert is a young Newquay fisherman who uses the sustainable method of potting to catch crab, lobster and spider crab. 

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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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News

Summer scores review consultation open now

Incredible biodiversity on Fal oyster fishery, notes from a day out on the Fal Oyster Survey 2019

Rare Seahorse found in Fal fishery, proof that sustainable oyster fishing has a bright future

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