Megrim Sole or Cornish Sole, unlike Lemon Sole, are bone-fide members of the prestigious sole family! They can be found in the northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea at depths between 100 and 700 metres. They are caught by trawler in deeper waters by Cornish vessels. The stocks of Megrim are healthy and it is thought that current fishing levels are sustainable. In Cornwall the minimum landing size is 25cm and the majority of Cornish trawlers use nets which allow juvenile fish to escape. They are 'Recommended' by Cornwall Good Seafood Guide.
We care about the sustainability and well-being of the products we sell, so we invited Matt Slater from The Cornwall Good Seafood Guide to Newlyn Harbor where he and Paul discussed the importance of Sustainable Seafood such as Megrim Sole.