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Barrie Howes, a fisherman for forty years, gutting monkfish, on PZ 198, the 'Aaltje Adriaantje', working out of Newlyn, Cornwall, England.<br />
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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.