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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

It's a Megrim kind of day today


View of the dark side of a large megrim sole...


and lighter side...


courtesy of the Billy Rowney...


even the beam trawlers are finding they cannot avoid catching large quantities of haddock despite the headline of the trawl being no more than one metre from the seabed...


white lightning on the market...


big tub gurnards make great sashimi or can be cooked baked in a crust of rock or sea salt - looks amazing when served...


big badass bass...


not so much black gold for the beam trawlers this winter - could be a big season for the anchovies later in the year as they are thought to feed on the eggs of cuttles...


early start for the Govenek of Ladram as new nets go aboard before the sun has a chance to break the dawn...


she might be almost the same length as her big sister, but the latest addition to the Rowse crabbing fleet is dwarfed by the Emma Louise...


first few pieces of the new ice works is now on site.