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Where can I buy fresh fish? - here's where!

Here are the best places to source your fish online, some locally, some nationally - there's sure to be a supply of fresh UK fish being sold somewhere near you!
Fresh fish sales across the UK from Fish on Friday
Fresh fish either delivered or available in your area - mainly the South west from Plymouth initiative, Call4Fish.
Fresh fish from all over Cornwall - from the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide - many fish supplied direct from the fishermen!
If you need to know more any of these organisations are only to willing to help - if you want to be included or just want to know where to buy fresh fish near you!

Friday, 12 January 2018

Bass and the science of stock assessment - when it is largely based on landing figures

1800 kg of bass worth around £21000 accidentally caught off Plymouth yesterday - all of which were dumped, largely dead, back into the sea as the boat has no quota for bass. 

As soon as Steve Fisher posted this short video showing the 1800 kg of bass that the boat caught accidentally off Plymouth - to highlight the inadequacies of the present system to manage bass - his Twitter account was hit by a storm of tweets in response - some decrying the a quioat systemn based on flawed science and some juast plain not understanding that a fishing boat is limited in its ability to determine what it will catch in open waters.

Judge the responses for yourself: