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Education Zone

Colouring inThe Marine Scotland Education Zone has lots of photos, posters and links to lots of information to help you find out more about marine and fisheries in Scotland, including the history Marine Scotland including previous Directors of Science and historical details about our fleet. Check out the links at the bottom of the page - they'll keep you right.

Also, if you want to find out more about what we do, check out the:

  • Marine Scotland Blog with stories about the projects we're currently involved in
  • Flickr site for lots of cool photographs of what we do and the events we've been to
  • Youtube channel with some interesting videos

And lastly, if you're looking for a job, have a look at the Marine Scotland vacancies list.


Historical Information

Careers & Vacancy Information

Information Booklets

Marine Nature Conservation

Find out some new things about:


Learn More


Do you know your cod from your cetaceans? Or your phytoplankton from your pelagic fish?

If you don't, fear not! Explore the species pages for all the information you'll need.

Fishy Facts

Baby octopus

Do whales have belly buttons? Find out the answer to this and lots of other questions

Colouring In Pictures

Fish hat

Fancy doing some colouring in of your favourite sea creature?  Or making a fish hat?