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In our quest to offer customers exceptional service and information, we have included a seafood seasonality chart to help you select fish at its best and most readily available. For further advice, please contact our team who will be happy discuss the day’s landings and provide expert recommendations.

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Seasonality Chart


 

Poor Availability

 

Varying Availability

 

Good Availability

Q

Time of best quality (species without any 'Q's are of consistent quality all year round)


Item

Form

Alternatives

Farmed

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Cornish Fresh Fish

Anchovies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bass Wild Extra Large

Round, Warm Water

Barramundi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bass Wild Large

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bass Wild Medium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bass Wild Small

Round, Warm Water

Barramundi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brill Large

Flat, Coldwater

Turbot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brill Medium

Flat, Coldwater

Turbot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brill Small

Flat, Coldwater

Turbot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brill Small/Medium No 3

Flat, Coldwater

Turbot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cod Fillet

Round, Coldwater

Haddock, any other cod like species

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

 

 

Cod Whole

Round, Coldwater

Haddock, any other cod like species

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

 

 

Cuttle Fish

Cephalopods

Squid

Y

Q

Q

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Dabs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dover Sole No 2

Flat, Cold water

Lemon Sole

 

 

 

Q

Q

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

 

Dover Sole No 3

Flat, Cold water

Lemon Sole

 

 

 

Q

Q

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

 

Dover Sole No 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gurnard

Round, Coldwater

Any cod-like species

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

Haddock Fillet

Round, Coldwater

Any cod-like species

Y

 

Q

Q

Q

 

 

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

Haddock Whole

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Herring

Round, Coldwater, Oil rich

Mackerel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Dory Medium

Round, Coldwater, Unique

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Dory Small

Round, Coldwater, Unique

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lemon Sole

Flat, Cold water

Dover Sole, Plaice, Witch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

Lemon Sole Large

Flat, Cold water

Dover Sole, Plaice, Witch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

Lemon Sole Medium

Flat, Cold water

Dover Sole, Plaice, Witch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

Mackerel

Round, Cold Water, Oil rich

Herrings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monk Tails

Unique, Coldwater

Langoustines (for flavour)

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Monkfish Baby

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mullet Grey

Round Coldwater

Sea Breams

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mullet #6d3069 Large

Round, Warmwater

Goatfish, Snappers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mullet #6d3069 Small

Round, Warmwater

Goatfish, Snappers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mullet #6d3069 XL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Octopus

Cephalopods

Squid, Cuttlefish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plaice Extra Large

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plaice Fillet Large

Flat, Cold water

Lemon Sole, Flounder, Dab, Megrim

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

 

Plaice Large

Flat, Cold water

Lemon Sole, Flounder, Dab, Megrim

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

 

Plaice Medium

Flat, Cold water

Lemon Sole, Flounder, Dab, Megrim

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

 

Pollack Fillets

Round, Coldwater, Cod-like

Any cod-like species

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sand Sole

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sardines

Round, Coldwater, Oil rich, small

Herrings

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Skate Wings Skinned

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Squid Medium

Cephalopods

Cuttlefish, Octopus

 

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Turbot

Flat, Cold water

Brill

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turbot

Flat, Cold water

Brill

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turbot

Flat, Cold water

Brill

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whiting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Farmed Fish

Bream - Gilt Head

Round, Warmwater

Snappers, Emperor, Sea Bass

Y

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

 

 

Bream - Gilt Head

 

 

 

Halibut

 

 

 

Sea Bass

Round, Warmwater

Gilthead Bream

Y

Q

Q

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Salmon and Sea Trout

Glenarm Organic Salmon

Round, Cold/Fresh water, Oil rich

Sea Trout, Pacific Salmon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Superior Scottish Salmon- Whole Best Grade

Round, Cold/Fresh water, Oil rich

Sea Trout, Pacific Salmon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salcombe and Cornish Shellfish

Brixham Wild Mussels

Molluscs

Clams

Y

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Cornish Brown Hand Picked Crabmeat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cornish White Fresh Hand Picked Crab Meat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crab - Cock

Crustacean

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

Crabmeat Fresh Brown Hand Picked

Crustacean

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

Crabmeat Fresh White Hand Picked

Crustacean

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

Lobster - Canadian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lobster - Cornish

Crustacean

Slipper Lobsters, Crawfish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oysters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Palourde Clams

Molluscs

Other Clams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

River Fowey Rope Grown Mussels

 

 

 

Scallops - Lyme Bay shell/half shell

Molluscs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

 

 

Scallops small-Lyme Bay Shell/Half Shell

 

 

 

From Other Markets

Bream - Wild Pink

Round, Warmwater

Snappers, Emperor, Sea Bass

Y

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

 

 

Loin - Swordfish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loin - Tuna Yellow Fin

Round, Warmwater, Oil rich, Game

Marlin, Bonito

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sardines Brittany

Round, Coldwater, Oil rich, small

Herrings

 

Q

Q

Q

Q

 

 

 

 

 

Q

Q

Q

Smoked Seafood

Cod Roe - Smoked

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enderby's Natural Smoked Haddock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highland D Cut Smoked Salmon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highland Salmon - Fully Trimmed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highland Salmon Long Sliced

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salmon D Cut London Cure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speciality Prawns and Seafood

Mediterranean Prawns Cooked 10/20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mediterranean Prawns Cooked 20/30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whitebait 454g

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speciality Seafood

                             

Anchovies (Salted)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anchovies in oil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avruga

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brown Shrimps Peeled

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prawns - Crevettes Fresh Cooked 60/80

Crustacean Cold Water

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seruga Caviar

 

 

 

Squid Ink

 

 

 

Vanelli Seafood Salad 2kg