With some fish stocks dangerously low would it be better for us to stop eating fish?

No, not at all. While it is true that some species are at low levels – North Sea cod in particular – many other types of fish are abundant in British waters. In Cornwall, 40 different species of fish are landed every day, of which only 12 are subject to quotas and for those that are restricted by quotas many have seen quota increases in recent years reflecting the greater abundance of some stocks.

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Seafood Cornwall

50 The Strand
Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall
TR18 5HW
Tel. 01736 364324

Cornish Fish Producers Organisation
The Cornish Fish Producers Organisation began in 1976 as a non-profit making co-operative, and today consists of 210 fishing vessel-owning members from all over Cornwall.
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Supporting the local fishermen and keeping fish quotas within Cornwall
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We are a group of fishermen who are passionate about the fish we catch and how we catch it and have developed this website and tagging scheme to provide guaranteed ‘hook to plate’ traceability.
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Cornish fishermen and processors who came together in 2004 to agree common standards between themselves for catching, processing and marketing Cornish Sardines.