21st June 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Scientists from Marine Scotland have been involved in a survey sampling mackerel eggs in the Arctic Circle. Four scientists from Marine Scotland, which is the Scottish Government Directorate responsible for the integrated management of Scotland’s seas, joined the crew of the chartered vessel Marine Fishing Vessel (MFV) Altaire to survey mackerel spawning activity within the...
18th June 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Colleagues onboard our marine research vessel (MRV) Scotia are nearing the end of their latest survey trip but have made good progress collecting information on the abundance and distribution of Nephrops norvegicus, commonly known as langoustine or Dublin bay prawns.
8th June 2021 by MS Communications
The Scotland’s Marine Assessment 2020 portal provides a range of information on the health of our seas and how to determine the state of marine ecosystems. One example is the NERC-funded (Natural Environment Research Council) AlterEco project, which is an alternative framework to assess marine ecosystem functioning in shelf seas.
1st June 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Improvements to power supplies at Mallaig Harbour will help to reduce its carbon footprint and bring benefits to the fishing fleet, the chief executive of the authority has said.
30th May 2021 by MS Communications
Marine Ornithologist Rich Howells blogs about his experience of living with Multiple Sclerosis for World MS Day.
28th May 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Didemnum vexillum, commonly known as ‘Carpet Sea-Squirt’, is an invasive non-native marine organism that is now known to be established in the UK.
27th May 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
New entrants to fishing will be able to apply for funding towards the purchase of a second hand fishing vessel.
24th May 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
A campaign has launched to help raise awareness of American lobster.
15th April 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Continuing progress to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in Scotland, coupled with the roll-out of the vaccine programme and other measures, means that there has been further easing of the restrictions from Friday 16 April, with a move to Level 3 across Scotland from 26 April. Angling is now permissible for groups of up to 6 people from 6 separate households. Children under the age of 12 from these households do not count towards this number.
24th March 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
A survey has been launched by Marine Scotland, to understand the impact of the barrier to trade in exporting Live Bivalve Molluscs (LBM’s) to the European Union or Northern Ireland.