The report has the following objectives,
To present a brief review of previously published information and knowledge concerning the Firth of Clyde ecosystem.
To present the findings of Heath and Speirs (2011) in a format accessible to stakeholders and managers.
To propose a data tool which may help inform future management options in the Clyde.
To make suggestions for further studies in the Clyde required in order to support sustainable use of this active Scottish marine ecosystem.