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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Friday, 23 September 2016

Newlyn had 35 species of fish for sale on #FishyFriday's market this morning.


Landing at 6am, the Boy Lee will be just in time to get his night's work sold on #FishyFriday's market...



if his fish are sorted, graded, weighed and tallied...



and join the single beam trawler's trip from the Sapphire II and other inshore trawlers, all of whom are enjoying a relatively settled week's weather...



on Newlyn's famous fish market...



where according to the Coast - Great Guide to Cornwall programme on BBC2 this week over 40 species of fish are landed for sale  - on a not very bust market and not a single netter landing - let's see how may were on the market at Newlyn this morning...



1 - lemon sole...



2- scallop



3 - bass



this one with a tag from Pascoe Snr...



4- small-eyed ray...



5 - blonde ray...



 6 - red and 7 - gray gurnard...



8 - spotted ray...



9 - star ray...



10 - red mullet...



11 - brill...



12 - sand sole...



12a - pollack...



14 - turbot...



15 - monk...



16 - cuttlefish or Devon squid - anything to keep you happy Baz - or to give it its correct local name, padelynkyn - which roughly translates as ink-pot...



17 - squid...



turbot white side...



and dark side...



18 - John Dory...



19 - megrim sole...



20 - haddock...



21 - Dover sole...



22 - tub gurnard...



23 - pouting or bothak



24 - conger eel...



25 - cod...



26 - ling...



spotted ray up close...



27 - hake...



blonde up close...



still alive gurnards, just landed from the Boy Lee, are blood-red in colour...



28 - dabs...



proper Cornish squid Baz...



the magnificent 'wing' of the tub gurnard - could so easily be a flying fish...



29 - thornback ray...



30 - plaice...



31 - lobster and 32 - crawfish...



33 - sardine & 34 - pilchard...



35 - mackerel...



and more bass complete the landings on the market this morning - in all, 48 different species of fish were auctioned this week - in addition other boats will have landed crab, wrasse, velvet crabs to supply local restaurants direct...



the Sapphire II was the only beam trawler to land this morning, ahead of her, the Gary M is the only gill netter left in port...



as the sun nudges towards the horizon bringing some colour to the low cloud in the Bay...



the wheelhouse is on its way to be fitted on Rowse's new crabber...



as Plugger brings the Shiralee around for ice...



the slip is already a hive of activity to ensure the hull repairs are completed in time for the boat to go down the slip at high water...



diverging lines in Newlyn...



as the Prospector heads for the gaps...



there is light looming behind the Lizard, the most southerly point in the UK...



unusual cloud circle formation this morning over the Bay...



Shiralee, heading for a huge raincloud away to the south'ard.