Cuttlefish added to red food list after stocks decline in Channel

Cuttlefish added to red food list after stocks decline in Channel Charity says rise in catches putting strain on stocks, but brown crab is back on the menuConsumers are being urged to avoid eating cuttlefish caught by trawlers in the Channel to help alleviate pressure on threatened stocks.A rise in prices has fuelled an increase in catches of the molluscs over the last decade, with landings in the UK in 2018 worth a record £14.9m, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) said. Declines in populations in the Channel have led the charity to add cuttlefish caught in the area to its red “fish to avoid” list. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/12/cuttlefish-added-to-red-food-list-after-stocks-decline-in-channel