Marine Scotland

About us

Welcome to the Marine Scotland blog!

Marine Scotland is the part of Scottish Government that is responsible for the integrated management of Scotland’s seas.

Our purpose is to manage Scotland’s seas for prosperity and environmental sustainability, working closely with our key delivery partners and others, and this blog features items about our work, including things we do in partnership with others.

If you have any questions, leave a comment below or contact us using the following details:

Tel: 0300 244 4000




  • Inverclyde is a nice area with a great history

  • steve warner says:

    Nothing at all about sea angling, the marine activity with the maximum number of participants – shame.

  • Sarah Lerch says:


    I was wondering where you got the light microscope image of the diatoms you used in the “Monitoring Marine Phytoplankton” blog entry. I was hoping to use it as a part of some teaching materials I will be publishing but wanted to make sure to get permission from whoever took the image as well as give them credit.