The catch form return time series runs from 1997 to the most recently published season. The annual return rate of forms is provided as the numbers of returns expressed as a % of the total numbers of forms issued.
Marine Scotland manages quota for fish stocks and all inshore fisheries within the 12 nautical mile territorial water limit. It is also responsible for controlling the activities of fishing vessels and fishing effort (days spent at sea) in the North Sea, west of Scotland and Faroese waters.
In this section, citable data and reports relevant to fishing activities will be added.