Promoting Best Practice for Inshore Fisheries: a consultation on measures to tackle gear conflict in Scottish inshore waters
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Gear conflict is a longstanding and complex problem in Scottish inshore waters. A Marine Scotland consultation explored spatial separation (particularly in known hotspots), vessel location monitoring systems, websites to detail where static gear had been set, codes of conduct, administrative restrictions and regulation of unlicensed fishermen. This is the outcome report.