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Fish genetically mutated by Cornish mining

Research at Exeter University has linked the evolution of fish to pollution from Cornwall's mining boom.

Scientists have found that pollution from historic mines in the South West has "severely affected" the genetic diversity of local populations of brown trout.

The report highlights the difference between so-called clean rivers like the Camel and the Fal, with more contaminated rivers such as the Hayle.

Fishy celebrations in Plymouth

A three-day celebration of Plymouth's relationship with the sea and its traditional fishing industry gets underway in the city today. The annual Seafood Festival is taking place on the Barbican and Sutton Harbour. Chefs will demonstrate a range of dishes from the catch of the day.

FIsh Credit: ITV News West Country