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.
UK-Faroe bilateral talks for fishing opportunities in 2022 have concluded
9th February 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The UK/Faroe bilateral for 2022 fishing opportunities has now concluded, with agreement on exchanges of fishing opportunities worth an estimated £5 million with Scotland receiving the highest return ever on record for Faroese stocks.
Targeted and focused approach to strengthen Clyde cod recovery
1st February 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
Measures which have been in place for more than 20 years to protect cod during their spawning season in the Firth of Clyde, will continue in 2022 and 2023 with some changes.
Bilateral agreement on fish stocks reached between EU and UK
23rd December 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
UK-EU negotiations have now concluded, with agreement on key shared stocks in the North Sea and West of Scotland sea basins, as well as other coastal waters around the UK.
Less than one month to go until new export requirements!
22nd December 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Businesses planning to export fishery and aquaculture products for human consumption to the European Union (EU) and Northern Ireland (NI) now have less than a month to go before new requirements come into force from 15 January 2022.
Last chance to take part in our fisheries and climate change survey
23rd November 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
UPDATE: The deadline to complete the survey has been extended to Tuesday 7 December. If you have an interest in Scottish fisheries and haven’t yet responded please complete the survey at https://bit.ly/ClimateFishScot There is one week left to take part in our survey to help us understand how ready the Scottish fishing sector is to…
Scottish Government welcomes improvements for langoustine sector
10th November 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
The Scottish Government has published its response to the Scottish Nephrops Working Group report, which it commissioned to help the nephrops (langoustine) sector identify and deal with the challenges brought on from coronavirus and Brexit.
Monitoring the Sights and Sounds of Atlantic Cod
23rd March 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
Many marine organisms, such as whales, dolphins and seals produce sound whilst they are under water. Maybe you’ve heard the clicking noises made by dolphins. But did you know that this is also the case for fish too? This is what PhD student Monika Kosecka has been studying as part of her project on fish…
Acoustic Tracking of Salmon and Sea Trout in Torridon
18th March 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
A two-year project has helped to track the movement of salmon and sea trout smolts in the Loch Torridon system, Wester Ross. During 2018 and 2019 Marine Scotland Science fitted migrating salmon and sea trout with acoustic transmitters to track them through a grid of 80 acoustic receivers across Upper Loch Torridon, Loch Shieldaig and…
Smartfish H2020 collaborations
14th February 2020 by admin
Scientists gathered in Aberdeen for SmartFish H2020 an important collaborative four-year project on fishing technology, led by SINTEF (Norway) and featuring key contributions from Marine Scotland Science.