Marine Scotland Communications

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Food and Drink Fortnight – Spotlight on Sconser Scallops

11th September 2020

In the final part of the series we speak to David Oakes of Sconser Scallops on the Isle Skye which received support through the aquaculture hardship fund. David set up his business, which involves diving to harvest king scallops, in 1987.

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Food and Drink Fortnight – Spotlight on Shetland Seafood Auctions

10th September 2020

In the fourth part of the series we speak to Norma Williamson of Shetland Seafood Auctions. Over the pandemic two new fishmarkets opened in Shetland, including Lerwick Fish Market which received £1.73 million funding from the European Maritime Fisheries Fund which is administered by the Scottish Government.

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Food and Drink Fortnight – Spotlight on Tobermory Oysters

8th September 2020

In the third part of this series we hear from Shauna Munro who, during the pandemic along with her husband Graeme, has been working to re-establish the shellfish business which her late father David Flockhart set up in the 1970s.

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Food and Drink Fortnight – Focus on fishermen working during coronavirus

5th September 2020

In the first of this series we hear from fishermen who received hardship funding from the Scottish Government and hear how this has helped them during challenging circumstances.

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Seafood sector preparations for the end of the EU Exit Transition Period

2nd September 2020

A collection of guidance and advice on the the main topics seafood exporters and importers will need to consider in preparing for the end of the EU Exit Transition Period.

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Vacancy: Fishing Mate – closing date 22 September

2nd September 2020

We are currently seeking applications for a Fishing Mate within the Marine Scotland Compliance based in various locations. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria will be invited to the assessments.

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Marine Scotland Science publications for July

10th August 2020

Marine Scotland Science, as a core Scottish Government (SG) Division, is working to support SG’s overall COVID-19 response. It also continues to sustain critical marine science delivery and has over the last month produced the following notable publications.

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Recent Marine Scotland Science Publications

16th July 2020

Marine Scotland Science, as a core Scottish Government (SG) Division, is working to support SG’s overall COVID-19 response. It also continues to sustain critical marine science delivery and has over the last month produced the following notable publications.

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Recent Marine Scotland Science Publications

9th June 2020

Marine Scotland Science, as a core Scottish Government (SG) Division, is working to support SG’s overall COVID-19 response. It also continues to sustain critical marine science delivery and has over the last month produced the following notable publications: Armstrong, J.D., Branding, A., Main, R., Mitchell, A., Morris, D. & Ounsley, J. (2020). Science for crafting…

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Recent Marine Scotland Science Publications

6th May 2020

Marine Scotland Science, as a core Scottish Government (SG) Division, is working to support SG’s overall COVID-19 response. It also continues to sustain critical marine science delivery and has over the last month produced the following notable publications: Auer, S.K., Bassar, R.D., Turek, D., Anderson, G.J., McKelvey, S., Armstrong, J.D., Nislow, K.H., Downie, H.K., Morgan,…

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