1. Consultation paper

    20 Oct 2021

    Clyde cod spawning closure 2022-2023: consultation

    Since 2001, a specific area in the Firth of Clyde has been closed to fishing each year between 14 February and 30 April, in order to protect spawning cod. This consultation is seeking views on continuing this closure for 2022 and 2023.

  2. Statistics

    29 Sep 2021

    Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2020

    National Statistics publication that provides data on the tonnage and value of all landings of sea fish and shellfish by Scottish vessels, all landings into Scotland, the rest of the UK and abroad, and the size and structure of the Scottish fishing fleet and employment on Scottish vessels.

  3. Advice and guidance

    09 Jun 2020

    Creel marking: guidance

    Information and guidance on marking fishing creels deployed within 12 nautical miles of Scottish baselines.