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Summer Newsletter 2015

Hello Lovely Customers,Welcome to our Summer 2015 newsletter.  We hope you have been having a good year so far?  We recently added a summer special to the Fundamentally Fish range – fresh live Crayfis…

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Wild Atlantic Halibut - Buyer beware

Wild Atlantic Halibut live mainly in the very Northern part of the Atlantic and are mostly landed at Lerwick, Shetland. Halibut are very slow growing and do not mature until 8-10 years old. That’s why the wild populations are so vulnerable to overfishing. There is no quota as Atlantic Halibut is now an endangered species so any landed are sadly trawler by-catch. Bycatch halibuts get caught from age 2 years upwards, well before maturity. Typically only 3-4 boxes at a time are landed and sold at the fish auction in Lerwick, & are seen only once or twice per week. If caught alive they are supposed to be returned.…

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