Marine Scotland Communications

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New Live Bivalve Molluscs and Scallop impact survey launches

24th March 2021

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.

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Additional quota opportunities for Scottish fleet

24th March 2021

Scotland will use its share of additional fishing opportunities to deliver quota to active fishers, expand opportunities for the inshore fleet and help reduce business costs.

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Sea lice reporting to be mandatory

24th March 2021

Mandatory sea lice reporting for aquaculture production businesses will come into force on 29 March 2021.

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New Marine Fund Scotland launches

20th March 2021

Investments and jobs in seafood sectors, the marine environment and coastal communities will be supported through a new marine fund.  

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Aquaculture health and welfare during Coronavirus

19th March 2021

A new science publication has found no evidence of Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacting salmon welfare in Scotland.

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Spotlight on Fishermen’s Mission

18th March 2021

‘Don’t struggle in silence’ is the message from the chief executive of a charity that has seen an influx in calls and requests from fishers impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the EU Exit over the last year.

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Engaging the fishing industry in marine environmental survey and monitoring

16th March 2021

Surveys using local information from fishers have been used to better understand marine life in and around Scotland’s network of Marine Protected Areas.

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Guidance for anglers during Coronavirus

12th March 2021

Updated guidance has been published for anglers to understand what the new Coronavirus restrictions mean for them.

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British Science Week 2021

5th March 2021

To celebrate British Science Week 2021 Marine Scotland has produced some new videos to put the spotlight on the importance of our seas, oceans and freshwaters. So join us to learn more about the seas and climate change and to find out what it’s like working in the lab. These talks are suitable for Secondary 2 to 6 pupils.

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Shetland scallop assessment

8th February 2021

An assessment of Shetland scallop was the focus of the Marine Research Vessel Alba na Mara’s most recent survey.

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