19th July 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
The distribution and migration routes of Atlantic salmon from different countries has been explored in a new study aimed at understanding the species’ decline.
30th August 2019 by Marine Scotland Communications
MRV Scotia Survey: 1219S Programme Duration: 26 August – 11 September 2019 Introduction The survey plan outlines the monitoring survey requirements for West Shetland Shelf (WSS) Nature Conservation Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). WSS has been identified for monitoring survey effort following discussion between Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) and Marine Scotland Science (MSS), taking into…
14th December 2017 by Marine Scotland Communications
A key role for Marine Scotland Science is to provide the information to help to effectively balance short term economic gain and environmental conservation. In the case of Atlantic salmon this balance is managed through Conservation Regulations. The principle is that the economic benefits of harvesting by fisheries are allowed only where stocks are sufficiently healthy. At present,…