• Gear Selectivity in the Moray Firth

    5th November 2019 by

    MRV Alba na Mara Survey 1919A   Duration: 4 – 12 November 2019   Gear: Trawl BT201; Net mounted camera system; Scanmar instrumentation; Seltra box incorporating a 300mm square mesh panel   Objectives: To undertake catch comparison trials using a Seltra sorting box rigged into the extension of the BT201. Target species will be commercial gadoids,…

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  • Clean Seas Environment Monitoring Programme

    30th November 2018 by

    Survey: 1918A Alba na Mara Programme Duration: 29 November – 3 December 2018 Sampling Gear: BT 158 with 50 mm cod-end; 2 m beam trawl with 50 mm cod-end; Day grab and table; Catamaran and neuston net Objectives: To undertake flatfish sampling in St Andrews Bay, Outer Firth of Forth and the Forth estuary (Tancred) in support of the…

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  • Celebrating Science and Year of the Young Person with Dr Nabeil Salama

    25th January 2018 by

    This is Nabeil, one of our scientists. When he’s not leading a team of fisheries scientists or running around the lab working on wrasse or fisheries stock assessment, he’s also just taken on the role of Marine Scotland Science’s Outreach steering group coordinator. What’s your career path been – how did you get here? For…

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