Newlyn: Fishing for a Living
Fisherman aboard the Newlyn beam trawler 'Aaltje Adriaantje'.
Barrie Howes, a fisherman for forty years, gutting monkfish, on PZ 198, the 'Aaltje Adriaantje', off the south west coast of Britain.
Now considered a 'luxury' seafood, monkfish has become feted and expensive, being served on upmarket restaurant menus. Although it was not always so popular and was once described as ‘lobster for the poor’, even being banned in some French markets, due to its unsightly appearance.
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