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Scallop, King, scallops

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Pan fried with a bit of lemon is often how scallops are served -the part we generally eat is the white adductor muscle which it uses to open and close it's shell and the orange (female) and creamy (male) roe. Scallops are bivalve (2 shell) Read more

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Sustainability range: from three to five info
Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Dredge
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — England
Stock detail — Lyme Bay
Certification — FIP Stage 2
Rating: three info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Dive caught
Capture area — Cornwall
Stock area — Cornwall
Stock detail — VIIe,f,g and h
Rating: three info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Dredge
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — England
Stock detail — Eastern Channel Inshore (0-6nm)
Certification — FIP Stage 2
Rating: three info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Dredge
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — England
Stock detail — Western Channel Inshore (0-6nm)
Certification — FIP Stage 2
Rating: three info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Dredge
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — Northern Ireland
Stock detail — All Areas
Rating: three info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Dredge
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — Wales
Stock detail — Cardigan Bay
Rating: four info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Dredge
Capture area — Cornwall
Stock area — Cornwall
Stock detail — VIIe,f,g and h (outside 6 miles)
Rating: four info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Dredge
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — Isle of Man
Stock detail — Territorial Waters (0-3nm)
Rating: four info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Dredge
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — Isle of Man
Stock detail — Territorial Waters (3-12nm)
Rating: four info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Dredge
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — England
Stock detail — Eastern Channel Offshore
Certification — FIP Stage 2
Rating: four info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Dredge
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — England
Stock detail — Western Channel Offshore
Certification — FIP Stage 2
Rating: four info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Dredge
Capture area — Cornwall
Stock area — Cornwall
Stock detail — VIIe,f,g and h (0-6 miles)
Rating: four info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Dredge
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — Isle of Man
Stock detail — Non-Territorial (12nm onwards)
Rating: five info
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