Outcome of UK-Faroe bilateral talks for fishing opportunities in 2023
25th April 2023 by Marine Scotland Communications
A summary of outcomes of UK-Faroe bilateral talks for fishing opportunities in 2023.
Bilateral agreement on 2023 fish quotas reached between EU and UK
20th December 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
UK-EU negotiations have now concluded, with agreement on key shared stocks in the North Sea and West of Scotland, as well as other coastal waters around the UK, with an estimated value of £149.6 million to Scotland.
Outcome of Coastal States consultation on mackerel, blue whiting and Atlanto-Scandian herring
9th December 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
Coastal States consultations have now concluded with agreement on 2023 catch limits for shared pelagic stocks.
Outcome of the 2022 annual meeting of the North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission
23rd November 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The annual meeting of the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) has concluded, with parties agreeing on a number of proposals.
COP27 blog series: fisheries and climate change
11th November 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The Scottish Government surveyed wild capture fishers on Climate Change and its impact on fisheries.
What it’s like to be a woman in the Scottish fishing industry
22nd June 2022 by MS Communications
We have published a new independent report, providing insights on the real life experiences, challenges and opportunities of women working in the Scottish fishing industry
Share your views on sustainable fisheries management
30th May 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The Marine Scotland directorate of the Scottish Government currently has two consultations open as part of the 10-year Future Fisheries Management Strategy to deliver on sustainable fisheries management in Scotland. Stakeholders have until 7 June 2022 to share their views on fishing activities and electronic monitoring activity in Scotland’s waters through the respective Future Catching...
What are Invasive Species?
20th May 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
Invasive non-native species (INNS) are plants and animals that have been introduced by humans, either deliberately or accidentally, from an area outside of their native range.
Outer Hebrides fisheries management pilot reports successful first year
11th May 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
A locally-led fisheries management pilot for the Outer Hebrides is reporting positive impacts on fishing businesses and the environment in its first year, a new report reveals.
Scottish fishing technology adopted as new global standard
29th April 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has agreed to adopt a new Scottish-designed fishing technology as the new international standard for co-ordinated demersal fish population surveys in the North Sea.