She said: "Tope can reach up to 195cm in length and are fairly common in British seas
although now threatened by over fishing and not often seen.
Supplies of the family favourite, made from peeled shellfish tails, are running low after a 50 per cent drop in the quantity caught off Irish and British seas
TWELVE different members of the ray family roam British seas
, ranging from venomous stingers to shocking electric rays.
THE Government announced its intention to open up the British seas
to the generation of offshore wind energy in December 2007.
MORE than 400 years ago, when the first Elizabeth was on the throne and the Spanish Armada terrorised the British seas
, a field of horses raced around Carlisle Kingmoor for the princely prize of a silver bell, writes Turia Tellwright.
She hopes to have raised around pounds 4,000 which will go to support the widows and children of fishermen killed in British seas