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Showing 137 publications about Marine and fisheries of type Consultation paper or Consultation analysis

  1. Fisheries - future catching policy: consultation

    Scotland’s future catching policy (FCP) is a key component of our fisheries management strategy. It will develop new rules, in cooperation with stakeholders, to regulate activity at sea in order to support the increased accountability and sustainability of Scottish fisheries.

  2. Marine resources - ensuring long term sustainability: remote electronic monitoring (REM) consultation

    Remote electronic monitoring (REM) is a component of our Future Fisheries Management Strategy (FFM). This policy explores the installation of cameras, GPS and sensors on board vessels to monitor fishing activity.

  3. Proposal to designate Red Rocks and Longay as a Marine Protected Area: consultation

    An overview of the consultation to designate a new Marine Protected Area within the Inner Sound of Skye, including short summaries of the available documentation. The MPA will protect flapper skate and their eggs as well as the geodiversity feature, Quaternary of Scotland.

  4. Marine litter strategy: consultation

    This consultation proposes new priority actions to tackle marine litter in Scotland, building on the work already conducted through the original strategy. Responses to this consultation will inform the final updated Marine Litter Strategy and action plan before it is published.

  5. 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.

  6. Aquaculture - code of practice: consultation analysis report

    Summary of the analysis of responses submitted on the consultation on the draft aquaculture code of practice: containment of and prevention of escape of fish on fish farms in relation to marine mammal interactions.

  7. Local food for everyone – a discussion: consultation

    Everyone, from private individuals to businesses and organisations are invited to help shape a local food strategy for Scotland. This consultation is the first stage in a strategy to make high quality food accessible to all and promote the benefits of local food.

  8. Salmon fishing: proposed river gradings for 2022 season

    Views sought on proposed river gradings for the 2022 salmon fishing season.

  9. Aquaculture - fish farms: containment of and prevention of escape of fish - draft code of practice - consultation

    This consultation seeks views on an Aquaculture Code of Practice: Containment of and Prevention of Escape of Fish on Fish Farms in relation to Marine Mammal Interactions.

  10. Fishing - additional quota allocation - 2021: consultation analysis

    This document provides an analysis of responses and outcome to the ‘Consultation on the allocation of Additional Quota for 2021’.

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