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British squid

All British squid is by-catch, so it makes sense to eat it, but there is so little demand for squid in the UK that we don’t even get through all of this.

Line-caught squid

There’s no damage to the sea bed or issues with excess by-catch (see below).

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Squid imported from China, Thailand and India

There is no need to import squid because of the above reasons. Plus, there are issues with the fishing method due to poor management, excess by-catch and the ‘trawling’ fishing method causing harm to seafloor habitat.

DID YOU KNOW?

Currently, compared to the dwindling stocks of so many species of fish, the oceans are practically full to the brim with squid.

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DID YOU KNOW?

There’s a lack of knowledge of squid biology, and expertise is lacking in processing techniques and methods for optimising the quality of the catch. This is being worked on.

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