Jersey Walk Adventures

Sunrise at Seymour tower jerseyLow water fishing in JerseyPraire, Venus Verrucosa or clamHeading out to Seymour tower, Jerseyview from Icho tower looking north towards Seymour towerSeymour towerSnakelock anemoneAdventure holidays in jerseyExploring the sea shoreSunrise in JerseySeymour JerseyWalking on the seabedSand bar on a walk to Icho towerMoonwalks to Seymour towerIcho tower, Jersey round towerSandbars at icho towerView towards Little Seymour, JerseyRounded rocks at ichoSeymour tower. Moonwalks. Guided walks on the seabed in JerseySearching for the vraicing marks near Seymour tower. The letter PMint sauce wormSeymour tower. Built in 1782Sponge
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Oysters in Jersey

A guide to the taste of Oysters around the UK. Useful guide to the taste of Oysters around the UK from the Shellfish Association

Jersey’s Oyster fishing industry. Historical perspective

In a half shell. A fun blog by a keen Oyster eater Julie Qui.

The Oyster’s my world. Nigel Moore’s blog about the history and cultivation of Oysters. A thought provoking read.

Jersey Oyster Company. Local producer and supplier of Jersey Oysters.

Edible seaweeds (vraic) in Jersey

Though vraic was (and to an extent, still is) used for fertilizer in Jersey many seaweeds can also be used for culinary and even medicinal purposes. Our Wild Vegetables of the ocean guided walks explore the fascinating world of seaweeds and their uses.

Here are some useful references:

Irish seaweed kitchen. Prannie Rhatigan. Lots of recipes and information. A very well presented book.

Sea shore of Britain and Europe. Collins pocket guide. Good pocket sized reference book on marine life and seaweeds.

The forager handbook. A guide to the edible plants of Britain. Miles Irving. A well written guide to wild food.

Edible seashore. River cottage handbook No 5. John Wright.

The three hungry boys. Brinkman, Cresswell, Hunt.

Extreme Greens – Understanding seaweeds. Sally McKenna.

Seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. Identification book. Probably the best and most up to date. Bunker, Brodie, Maggs.

Edible Wild Plants & Herbs. Michael.

Seaweeds. Edible, available & sustainable. Mouritsen. Very well written and researched.

Ormers in Jersey

The Jersey Ormer is now a rare and difficult creature to find. This short guide to Ormers in Jersey includes the laws controlling the gathering and minimum sizes of Ormers.

Short article on the history of Ormers in Jersey.

Ormers. Wikipedia.

Synopsis of Biological Data on the European Abalone. Yunus D. Mgaya.

Mussels in Jersey

To be updated.

Jersey Scallops

Information on the gathering of Scallops around Jersey and local laws governing the size and catch methods.


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