MGSA Science & Research Working Group - Aquaculture Science & Research Strategy

MGSA S&RWG was tasked to produce a comprehensive research strategy prioritised on respective contribution to informing the sustainable growth of the Scottish aquaculture industry and potential impacts of the 2020 sustainable production targets as detailed

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1 COEXIST Interaction in coastal waters. EU FP7 project.

2 Defra 2010. UK Marine Science strategy.

3 ECASA Ecosystem approach to sustainable aquaculture. EU FP6 project.


An outline of RTDI topics identified by the Aquaculture Strategic Working Group.

5 EU Commission (2009). Building a sustainable future for aquaculture - A new impetus for the Strategy for the Sustainable Development of European Aquaculture.

6 Kapetsky, J.M., Aguilar-Manjarrez, J. and Jenness, J. (2013). A global assessment of potential for offshore mariculture development from a spatial perspective.

FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper. No. 549. Rome, FAO. 181pp

7 Lovatelli, A., Aguilar-Manjarrez, J. & Soto, D., eds. 2013. Expanding mariculture farther offshore: technical, environmental, spatial and governance challenges. FAO Technical Workshop, 22-25 March 2010, Orbetello, Italy. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Proceedings No. 24. Rome, FAO. 73pp.

8 Meaden, G.J. and Aguilar-Manjarrez, J., eds. (2013). Advances in geographic information systems and remote sensing for fisheries and aquaculture. Summary version.

FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper No. 552.

9 OSPAR (2010). Quality Status Report - Mariculture assessment.

10 Ross, L.G., Telfer, T.C., Falconer, L., Soto, D. and Aguilar-Manjarrez, J., eds. (2013). Site selection and carrying capacities for inland and coastal aquaculture. FAO/Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Expert Workshop, 6-8 December 2010. Stirling, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Proceedings No. 21. Rome, FAO. 46pp.

11 The Scottish Government (2009). A fresh start - The renewed strategic framework for Scottish aquaculture.

12 The Scottish Government (2011). Scottish Marine Science Strategy 2010-2015.


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