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Fish and Fisheries Specialist Receptor Group

Published: 23 Oct 2018

The Fish and Fisheries Specialist Receptor Group is concerned with evidence gaps related to fish ecology and the fishing industry.

23 Oct 2018
Fish and Fisheries Specialist Receptor Group

Membership of this group includes:

  • Marine Scotland Science
  • Marine Scotland Marine Analytical Unit
  • Marine Scotland Planning & Policy
  • The Crown Estate Scotland (TCES)
  • Scottish National Heritage (SNH)
  • Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)
  • Marine Management Organisation (MMO)
  • Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS)
  • Scottish Renewables
  • Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF)
  • National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO)
  • Inshore Fisheries Groups (IFG)
  • Scottish Creel Fishermen’s Federation (SCFF)
  • Fisheries Innovation Scotland
  • Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust (SIFT)
  • MASTS/University of Aberdeen
  • Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)
  • Heriot-Watt University

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