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.
Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 7 No 25 This report presents the results of the 2015 survey of cockle (Cerastoderma edule) stocks in the Scottish Solway Firth. It continues a series of surveys conducted between 1990 and 2009 by Marine...
OSPAR Interim Assessment 2017 Fish Indicator Data Manual (Relating to Version 2 of the Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Product)
Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 No 17 This document reports on the outcomes of a workshop held at Marine Scotland Science, Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen in April 2016. The workshop was convened to examine Version 1 of the Groundfish...