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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Monday, 23 May 2016

Monday's market in Newlyn.


Dull and overcast this morning...


with just the one beam and two inshore trawl trips...



offering plaice from the Resurgam...


and Dory from the Millenia...


along with small shots of big ray from a few inshore boats who were out over the weekend...


the not so common or abundant, 'butterfly'squid...


when is a megrim not a megrim? when its a... 


filling the other end of the market, the netter Ajax topped off her trip with some big pollack...


and the more familiar MSC Certified Cornish hake...


with a good run of the 3-4 kilo grade...


and showing signs of strong recruitment, 1-2 and 2-3 kilo grades...


big turbot, big fish, big flavour...


down the quay, ever bigger visiting boats - the Achieve...


no prizes for guessing her country of origin - interesting to surmise what would happen if the UK voted to leave the EU and Scotland then voted to exit the UK and stay in - how would that work out for Scottish boats fishing for langoustine in 'our' waters?...


the Sapphire  girls together...


the business end of the Achieve, he deck layout boasts a wheelhouse above shelterdeck level with three net drums on her foredeck, her twin trawls are then hauled the length of the shelterdeck...


the Old Man of the Sea waits for the next tide...


almost ready to go back in the water...


all set for the next tide, the Ajax takes ice...


ever bigger boats line the quay this morning...


the Achieve is another of the prawn trawlers that freezes her catch at sea...


down the North quay the local beam trawler AA lands her fish.