MAU acknowledges the value of the information provided by numerous analysts generating the data used to produce these statistics. We are grateful to colleagues responsible for generating the SABS statistics, on which we have drawn extensively throughout this report. Equally, we are grateful for the underpinning data from other source publications, referenced in relevant sections. Descriptions and explanations have, where necessary, been replicated from the relevant source data, in particular in Annex B describing methodologies.
Thanks go to Marine Scotland colleagues, MMO, CEFAS and Seafish who produced information on sea fisheries and aquaculture, Transport Scotland colleagues who provided water transport data and Marine Scotland colleagues who provided maps and graphics.