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Benthic Species Specialist Receptor Group

Published: 23 Oct 2018

The Benthic Specialist Receptor Group is concerned with evidence gaps related to the benthic species and habitats.

23 Oct 2018
Benthic Species Specialist Receptor Group

Membership of this group includes:

  • Marine Scotland Science
  • Marine Scotland Planning & Policy
  • Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH)
  • Scottish Renewables
  • Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)
  • Marine Conservation Society
  • The Crown Estate Scotland (TCES)
  • Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)
  • Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)
  • Cranfield University
  • Fugro/EMU
  • Aquatera

This group has worked together to identify and prioritise evidence gaps associated with consenting offshore renewable developments, which are detailed in the ScotMER Benthic Evidence Map available for download below.

Benthic evidence map

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