Good Fish Guide

Your guide to sustainable seafood


You can play a key role in securing the future of our seas and marine wildlife by making more environmentally responsible choices when buying seafood.

Make the right choice and reduce your impact - every purchase matters!

 
 
You searched for ""
Showing 136 - 138 of 138 species.
Results per page:

Witch, Witch flounder, Torbay sole

Glyptocephalus cynoglossus

Witch is comparable in taste to megrim, flounder and lemon sole. A right-eyed flat fish (both eyes on the right-hand side of the body). Witch are typically sold whole, either fresh or frozen, but may also be filleted.

Picture of Witch, Witch flounder, Torbay sole
Sustainability rating: four info
Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Demersal otter trawl
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — North Sea, Skagerrak and Kattegat, Eastern English Channel
Stock detail — IV, IIIa and VIId
Rating: four info
Full details

Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Demersal otter trawl
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — Cornwall
Stock detail — VIIe,f,g and h
Rating: four info
Full details

Wolffish

Anarhichas lupus

Wolffish are taken on longlines and as bycatch in mixed trawl and longline fisheries. It is a slow growing fish, vulnerable to the effects of overfishing. There is no stock assessment for this species in EU waters and the fisheries are not Read more

Picture of Wolffish
Sustainability rating: five info
Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Demersal otter trawl
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — All Areas
Stock detail — I- IX
Rating: five info
Full details

Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — All Areas
Stock detail — I- IX
Rating: five info
Full details

Wrasse, Ballan

Labrus bergylta

Picture of Wrasse, Ballan
Sustainability rating: five info
Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Gill or fixed net
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — Cornwall
Stock detail — VIIe,f,g and h
Rating: five info
Full details

Showing 136 - 138 of 138 species.
Results per page:

Filter your search results


Fish species


Method of production



Capture method


Type of fish


Sustainability rating (what's this?)


Consumer considerations



I just want to see…