Firms without fish after Sussex storms
17 January 2014 Last updated at 01:24 GMT
Businesses and fishermen have been left short of fish after winter storms stopped the Sussex fishing fleet from going to sea.
Diane Cooper, from Webbe's restaurant in Rock-a-Nore, said if local fish was not available, the business had to reduce its menu or look further afield - Gary Copeland, from RX Fisheries, told BBC reporter Chrissie Reidy his business was having to source other fish and "take a whack" with the profit.
One fisherman, Darren Coglin, said launching his boat in recent stormy weather had bent the tips of the propeller.
Paul Joy, from Hastings Fisherman's Protection Society, said: "If you can't go to sea, you don't earn any money. It's as simple as that."