Marine Scotland Communications
Written 35 posts
22nd January 2021
Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has written to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on issues relating to crab claw exports to the EU.
13th January 2021
Marine Scotland is the directorate of the Scottish Government responsible for the management of Scotland’s seas. It has operational responsibility for monitoring and ensuring compliance with marine regulations within the British Fishery Limits, where Scotland has devolved powers.
29th December 2020
The Brexit fisheries deal negotiated by the UK Government will mean a fall in the quantity of key fishing stocks landed by the Scottish fleet, according to Scottish Government analysis.
29th December 2020
Berit Rabe writes about the SIC (Scientist-In-Charge) Pathway, a new initiative at Marine Scotland Science to provide a structured approach to training new SICs.
21st December 2020
A new online platform which assesses the condition of Scotland’s marine environment and the human activity it supports has been launched.
1st December 2020
Mandatory controls over the harvesting of wild wrasse for managing sea lice in the salmon farming industry have been announced by Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing.
30th October 2020
The cause of fish mortality, impact of climate change and development of treatments will be the focus for the newly refreshed Farmed Fish Health Framework.
8th October 2020
Aquaculture businesses affected by the collapse of markets due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can still apply for funding to cover the costs of maintaining unsold stock.
2nd October 2020
The Joint Warrior 202 exercise will take place in Scottish waters from 4 – 15 October. Organised by the Ministry of Defence (MoD), Joint Warrior is part of a major programme of exercises involving: land forces, warships, submarines and aircraft from NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) partners in UK waters.
29th September 2020
A number of surveys have been launched to understand the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on Scotland’s marine sectors.