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

  1. Proposal to designate a deep sea marine reserve: consultation

    We are seeking your views on the potential creation of the West of Scotland Deep Sea Marine Reserve, as part of the Scottish Marine Protected Area (MPA) network.

  2. Scottish Crown Estate draft strategic management plan: consultation

    Draft strategic management plan for the Scottish Crown Estate for consultation as required by The Scottish Crown Estate Act 2019.

  3. Improving protection given to Priority Marine Features: responses to scoping consultation

    Summary of responses received to our consultation on the scoping of the project to improve protection of Priority Marine Features outside the Marine Protected Area network.

  4. Proposed special protection areas for Scottish marine birds: supplementary consultation

    This supplementary consultation on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and site classification seeks views on an updated Environmental Report (ER).

  5. Protected areas for mobile marine species: consultation on proposals to designate four new Marine Protected Areas in Scottish waters

    An overview of the consultation on proposals to designate four new Marine Protected Areas in Scottish waters, including short summaries of the available documentation.

  6. Future of fisheries management in Scotland: national discussion paper

    Seeks to start an in-depth nationwide discussion with stakeholders to help inform and develop Scotland’s Future Fisheries Management Strategy.

  7. Inner Sound of Skye inshore fisheries pilot: consultation

    We are seeking views on revised proposal for fisheries management measures in the Inner Sound of Skye.

  8. Offshore wind, wave and tidal energy applications: consenting and licensing manual

    This document provides guidance on applying for consents and marine licences for offshore renewable energy projects within both Scottish Territorial Waters (out to 12 nautical miles (“nm”)) and Scottish Offshore Waters (12-200 nm). It updates and replaces the draft Marine Scotland Licensing and Consents Manual published in 2013.

  9. Ban of plastic-stemmed cotton buds: consultation response

    Summary of responses to the Scottish Government's proposal to ban the manufacture and sale of plastic-stemmed cotton buds.

  10. Improving protection given to Priority Marine Features outside the Marine Protected Area network

    A consultation seeking views on the scope of the project to improve protection given to PMFs outside the MPA network.

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