Diadromous Fish ScotMER Receptor Group

The Diadromous Fish ScotMER Receptor Group is concerned with evidence gaps related to the health, distribution, and impacts on Diadromous fish (salmon, sea trout, etc.).

This group has worked together to identify and prioritise evidence gaps associated with the planning and consenting processes for offshore renewable developments, which are detailed in the ScotMER diadromous fish evidence map available for download below. 

Membership of this group includes:

  • Marine Scotland Science
  • Marine Scotland Planning & Policy
  • Marine Scotland Licensing Operations Team
  • Marine Scotland Wild Salmon Strategy
  • NatureScot
  • Scottish Renewables representatives from industry
  • Atlantic Salmon Trust
  • Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)
  • Fisheries Management Scotland (FMS)
  • Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries Trust
  • University of Glasgow
Diadromous fish evidence map: January 2023
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