Marine and fisheries compliance: reports of illegal fishing in marine protected areas

Number of reports of alleged illegal fishing in an marine protected area (MPA) from Marine Scotland.

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Reports from 1 June 2021 to 30 November 2021

 

 

 

Gear Type

 

Closure name

Total number of reports

Total no. of vessels

Trawl

Dredge

Creel

Other

N/K

Comments

Firth of Lorne MPA

1

2

 

2

 

 

 

 

West Shetland Shelf MPA

1

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

Loch Gairloch MPA

2

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

Loch Roag MPA

2

3

 

 

3

 

 

 

South Arran MPA

8

 

4

 

5

 

1

Includes unidentified number of twin rigged trawlers and marker buoys

Firth of Clyde MPA

1

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

Sound of Harris MPA

1

1

 

 

 

 

1

 

Luce Bay MPA

1

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

Unknown

2

 

 

 

 

1

1

Anon info - no details given

Totals  18 10 8 2 8 1 3  

Contact

Email: UKFMC@gov.scot

Phone: 0131 271 9700

Fax: 0131 244 6471

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