23rd November 2023 by Marine Directorate Communications
The annual meeting of the North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) took place between 14-17 November 2023 in London, with parties agreeing on a number of proposals which aim to ensure the conservation and best use of fishery resources in the NEAFC Regulatory Area.
Assessing the social impacts of inshore Marine Protected Areas and proposed Priority Marine Feature Management Areas
21st July 2023 by Marine Scotland Communications
Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are one tool that the Scottish Government uses to seek to ensure that some of the most vulnerable species and habitats are restored and resilient to future changes by removing the pressures that affect them.
25th April 2023 by Marine Scotland Communications
A summary of outcomes of UK-Faroe bilateral talks for fishing opportunities in 2023.
9th December 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
Coastal States consultations have now concluded with agreement on 2023 catch limits for shared pelagic stocks.
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.
11th November 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The Scottish Government surveyed wild capture fishers on Climate Change and its impact on fisheries.
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
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…
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.
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.