Publication - Advice and guidance

Guidance for dealing with stranded 'royal fish'

Guidance to clarify the arrangements which currently apply when dealing with Royal Fish found stranded on the shoreline of Scotland.

Guidance for dealing with stranded 'royal fish'

Guidance to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) on how to respond to notification of a ‘Royal Fish’ in Scotland. It also clarifies the role of the local authorities when determining the most favourable disposal option for ‘Royal Fish’ and the information they will be asked to provide to Marine Scotland when finalising the arrangements.