In spring 2013, the Shellfish Working Group was established by Marine Scotland and first met on 7th June 2013.
The Group has been established as part of the restructured Ministerial Group for Sustainable Aquaculture. This Group will build on the work of the Shellfish Forum by providing a forum to discuss and resolve issues raised by the shellfish industry, including regulatory bottlenecks.
Chaired by Ruth Henderson of Seafood Shetland, the Group has agreed both its terms of reference and a programme of activity. The programme of work for 2015-2016 is currently under way.
Membership of the Group includes:
The next meeting is scheduled to be held on 4th June 2015.