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Scotland's seas: towards understanding their state

Scotland's seas: towards understanding their state.

Scotland's seas: towards understanding their state
ANNEX 3 REPORTS ON VARIOUS ASPECTS OF SCOTLAND'S SEAS PUBLISHED BY FRS, SEPA AND SNH, AS WELL AS EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS MONITORING SCOTLAND'S MARINE ENVIRONMENT

ANNEX 3 REPORTS ON VARIOUS ASPECTS OF SCOTLAND'S SEAS PUBLISHED BY FRS, SEPA AND SNH, AS WELL AS EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS MONITORING SCOTLAND'S MARINE ENVIRONMENT

REPORTS FROM FRS, SNH and SEPA WITH EVIDENCE ON CLEAN AND SAFE SEAS

Name of report

Date

Author(s)

Area covered

Comments

Review of Harmful Algal Blooms in Scottish coastal waters

2002

Tett, P. and Edwards, V.

Scottish coastal waters

Report to SEPA

The Interaction between Fish Farming and Algal Communities of the Scottish Waters - a Review Final Report

2003

Rydberg, L. Sjöberg, B. and Stigebrandt, A.

Scottish waters

Scottish Executive Environment Group paper 2003/04

Assessment of TBT Impacts and Concentrations in Loch Ryan, Scotland

2003

Miller, B.S. and Boyle, J.

Loch Ryan

SEPA Technical Report, on SEPA web site

Harmful Algal Bloom Communities in Scottish Coastal Waters: Relationship to Fish Farming and Regional Comparisons - A Review

2004

Smayda, T.J.

Scottish coastal waters

Scottish Executive Environment Group paper 2006/3 [Also see Climate Change]

Phytoplankton and Nutrients, Loch Sunart & Teacuis, Argyll, Scotland

2004

SEPA

Loch Sunart & Teacuis, Argyll, Scotland

SEPA Technical Report

Stornoway WWTW Benthic Sampling August 2002

2004

SEPA

Stornoway

SEPA Technical Report

A Suspended Solids Survey of the Forth Estuary

2004

SEPA

Forth Estuary

SEPA Technical Report

SE Scotland Imposex Survey - 2004

2004

SEPA

SE Scotland

SEPA Technical Report

Soteag rocky shore monitoring programme. TBT contamination in Sullom Voe, Shetland. 2004 Dogwhelk survey.

2005

Gubbins, M.J., Harding, M. and Davies, I.M.

Sullom Voe and surrounding sea area

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 02/05

2004 Annual report on the Scottish Monitoring Programme for the classification of shellfish harvesting sites

2005

Smith, E., Graham, J. and Heron, J.

Coastal, mainly west coast, Western Isles and Northern Isles

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 03/05

Correlation between algal presence in water and toxin presence in shellfish

2005

Bresnan, E.

Coastal

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 04/05

Sampling and analysis of scallops for trace metal contaminants from fishing Box NM12

2005

McIntosh, A.D., Devalla, S., Robinson, C.D. and Davies, I.M.

Coastal, Summer Isles

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 05/05

Composition and concentration of hydrocarbons in sediment samples collected during 2003 from West Burra and St Magnus Bay, Shetland Islands

2005

Webster, L. McIntosh, A.D., Russell, M., Walsham, P., Packer, G., Dalgarno, E.J. and Moffat, C.F.

Coastal, south west Shetland

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 06/05

Measurement of trace metals in shellfish in support of the JAMBO Monitoring Programme

2005

McIntosh, A.D., Devalla, S., Robinson, C.D. and Davies, I.M.

Coastal, Summer Isles, Minches

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 08/05

Sampling and analysis of scallops for trace metal contamination from fishing Box NM12

2005

McIntosh, A.D., Devalla, S., Robinson, C.D. and Davies, I.M.

Coastal, Summer Isles

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 09/05

Continued monitoring of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon ( PAH) contamination in Loch Leven

2005

McIntosh, A.D., Russell, M., Webster, L. and Packer, G.

Loch Leven

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 10/05

Monitoring of algal toxins in shellfish in Scotland: 1 April 2004 to 31 March 2005

2005

Megginson, C. and Petrie, J.

Coastal with a focus on west coast, Western Isles and Northern Isles

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 11/05

Development, evaluation and assessment of methods for the determination of ASP, DSP and PSP using LC- MS and LC- MS/ MS

2005

Stobo, L.A., Webster, L., Smith, E.A., Cowles, J. and Gallacher, S.

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 12/05

The effects of oil exploration and production in the Fladen ground: Composition and concentration of hydrocarbons in sediment samples collected during 2001 using a stratified random sampling design

2005

Ahmed, A.S., Webster, L., Fryer, R.J., Davies, I.M., Russell, M., Walsham, P., Packer, G., Moore, D.C., Moffat, C.F. and Pollard, P.

Offshore, Fladen Ground, North Sea

Fisheries Research Services Contract No: 14/05

DSP Toxin Monitoring Programme in Scottish Shellfish: 1 April to 31 August 2005

2005

Petrie, J.

Coastal with a focus on west coast, Western Isles and Northern Isles

Fisheries Research Services Contract No: 15/05

Modelling the behaviour of nutrients in the coastal waters of Scotland - an update on inputs from Scottish Aquaculture and their impact on eutrophication status

2005

Heath, M., Patsch, J., Edwards, A., Turrell, W., Greathead, C. and Davies, I.M.

Coastal

Fisheries Research Services Contract No: 16/05

Possible routes towards the assessment of endocrine disruption ( ED) in the marine environment, including an overview of recent UK Government-funded marine ED research

2005

Robinson, C.D., Davies, I.M. and Moffat, C.F.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 01/05

Measurement of nutrients, contaminants and biological effects in Scottish waters as part of the UK National Marine Monitoring Programme ( NMMP): 1999-2004

2005

Webster, L., McIntosh, A., Phillips, L., Robinson, C., Walsham, P., Russell, M., Packer, G., Rose, M., Dalgarno, E., Devalla, S., Bredzinski, X., McKenzie, M., Davies, I.M. and Moffat, C.F.

Coastal, 6 primary sites around Scotland

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 04/05

Assessment of the quality of sediment polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and tributyl tin samples collected from Aberdeen Harbour and Aberdeen Sea Disposal Site

2005

Hayes, P., Russel, M. and Packer, G.

Coastal, North-East coast

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 07/05

Surveys of dredged material and wastewater sludge sea disposal sites for the East coast of Scotland

2005

Hayes, P., Russell., M. and Packer, G.

Coastal, east Scotland

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 08/05

An improved method for total digestion and ICP- MS determination of metals in sediment

2005

Robinson, C.D. and Devalla, S.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 09/05

The effects of oil exploration and production in the East Shetland Basin: Composition and concentration of hydrocarbons in sediment samples collected in 2002 using a stratified random sampling design and their comparison with historic data

2005

Russell, M., Webster, L., Walsham, P., Packer, G., Dalgarno, E.J., McIntosh, A.D., Fryer, R.J. and Moffat, C.F.

Offshore, East Shetland Basin

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 13/05

Seabed survey data report: Aberdeen disposal site, June 2002

2005

Hayes, P.J., Davies, I.M. and Russell, M.

Coastal, north east Scotland

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 14/05

Pseudomonas fluorescens HK44: Microbial response to fish muscle tissue and the detection of crude oil in contaminated fish

2005

O'Neill, S., Craig, A., Megginson, C., Shanks, A.M. and Davies, I.M.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 17/05

Report on Imposex Work in SEPA North East Area - 2004

2005

SEPA

NE Scotland

SEPA Technical Report

Progress report on the use of comet assay as a Measurement of single cell DNA damage: observations of DNA damage in gill cells of the mussel (Mytilus edulis) collected from the Firth of Forth

2006

O'Neill, S. and Selley, H.

Coastal, Firth of Forth

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 03/06

Seasonal variations in the relative importance of Aquaculture, land run-off and tidal exchange as sources of the nutrients in Scottish sea lochs

2006

Greathead, C., Jackson, J. and Davies, I.M.

Coastal

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 05/06

A review of brominated flame retardants ( BFRS) in the Aquatic environment and the development of an analytical technique for their analysis in environmental samples

2006

Webster, L., Russell, M., Walsham, P. and Moffat, C.F.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 06/06

Description and evaluation of a sampling system for monitoring hydrocarbons in sediments

2006

Ahmed, A.S., Webster, L., Pollard, P., Davies, I.M. and Moffat, C.F.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 09/06

Qualitative review of the FRS shellfish toxin and Phytoplankton databases 1990-2002

2006

Turrell, W.R.

Coastal, focus on shellfish production areas

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 14/06 [Also see Productive]

An environmental assessment of organic contaminants In the Firth of Clyde 1992-2004

2006

Webster, L., Phillips, L., Russell, M., Dalgarno, E., Packer, G. and Moffat, C.

Firth of Clyde

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 17/06

Comparison by liquid chromatography-mass Spectrometry of the efficiency of two extraction procedures in the recovery of okadaic acid and dinophysistoxin-2 from shellfish homogenates

2006

Megginson, C., Shanks, A.M., Stobo, L., Brown, N.A., Petrie, J., Turriff, J.J. and Gallacher, S.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 21/06

Sensory analysis of tainted fish: assessing the Assessors using mixed models

2006

Craig, A., Zuur, A.F., Fryer, R.J. and Davies, I.M.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 24/06

Sensory analysis of tainted fish: assessing the Assessors using mixed models. Supplement including 2004 data

2006

Craig, A., Zuur, A.F., Fryer, R.J. and Davies, I.M.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 25/06

2005 annual report on the Scottish monitoring programme for the classification of shellfish harvesting sites

2006

Graham, J., Heron, J. and Turrell, E.

Coastal, west coast, Western Isles and Northern Isles

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 05/06

Development of methods for and survey of recently Discovered toxins in UK shellfish

2006

Stobo, L., Gallacher, S., Lewis, J., Quilliam, M. and Smith, E.

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 06/06

Determination of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning ( PSP) Toxins in shellfish using Pre-chomatographic Oxidation and Liquid Chromatography ( LC) with fluorescence detection: Analysis of shellfish extracts from the UK Jellet Rapid Test ( JRT) Trial

2006

Turrell, E., Lacaze, J.-P. and Stobo, L.

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 08/06

Draft OSPAR background document for biological Effects monitoring techniques: fish vitellogenin as a biomarker of exposure to xenoestrogens

2006

Robinson, C.D. and Scott, A.P.

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 09/06

Hydrocarbons in sediments in the Fladden Ground: A comparison of grid and stratified random sampling regimes

2006

Ahmed, A.S., Webster, L., Pollard, P., Davies, I.M. and Moffat, C.F.

Offshore, Fladen Ground, North Sea

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 11/06

Collection and analysis of shellfish flesh from Scottish Inshore and offshore harvesting areas for chemical contaminants. FSA (Scotland) Project Code: S14026

2006

McIntosh, A.D., Craig, A.E., Russell, M., Webster, L., Phillips, L.A., Dalgarno, E.J., Devalla, S., Robinson, C.D. and Davies, I.M.

Coastal and offshore around Scotland

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 16/06

RIFE 11 - Radioactivity in Food and the Environment, 2005

2006

CEFAS (Scottish contribution from SEPA and Food Standards Authority)

UK

Food and Environment. Published. 2006 version should be available in 2007.

State of the Environment

2006

SEPA

Whole Scottish Environment including Scottish coastal seas

Marine case studies only a small proportion of whole report. Published

OSPAR Eutrophication Assessment Report

2006

SEPA

Clyde Estuary

Peer reviewed and submitted to EU

OSPAR Eutrophication Assessment Report

2006

SEPA

Firth of Clyde

Peer reviewed and submitted to EU

OSPAR Eutrophication Assessment Report

2006

SEPA

Forth Estuary

Peer reviewed and submitted to EU

OSPAR Eutrophication Assessment Report

2006

SEPA

Ythan Estuary

Peer reviewed and submitted to EU

OSPAR Eutrophication Assessment Report

2006

SEPA

South Esk Estuary

Peer reviewed and submitted to EU

OSPAR Eutrophication Assessment Report

2006

SEPA

Eden Estuary

Peer reviewed and submitted to EU

OSPAR Eutrophication Assessment Report

2006

SEPA

Tay Estuary

Peer reviewed and submitted to EU

OSPAR Eutrophication Assessment Report

2006

SEPA

Solway Firth

Peer reviewed and submitted to EU

Fish Impingement Monitoring at Longannet Power Station, 2004

2006

SEPA

Forth Estuary

SEPA Technical Report

Coastal Lagoon Survey - Benthic Sampling July -Sept 2004

2006

SEPA

Scotland wide

SEPA Technical Report

Polybrominated diphenyl ethers ( PBDEs) in the Scottish aquatic environment

2007

Webster, L., Russell, M., Adefehinti, F., Dalgarno, E.J. and Moffat, C.F.

Coastal, several sites around the coast

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 10/07

FRS Method for the determination of trace metals (including rare earth elements) in Freshwater Samples by Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

2007

Robinson, C.D., Charles, S., Malcolm, I.A. and Devalla, S.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 12/07

Measurement of nutrients, contaminants and biological effects in Scottish waters as part of the UK clean seas environment monitoring programme ( CSEMP): 19992006

2007

Webster, L., Russell, M., Phillips, L., McIntosh, A., Robinson, C., Walsham, P., Packer, G., Rose, M., Dalgarno, E., Devalla, S., McKenzie, M., Davies, I. and Moffat, C.F.

Coastal, 6 primary locations

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 19/07

Algal toxins, their accumulation and loss in commercially important shellfish, including larval mortality and appraisal of accelerated depuration (Talisman)

2007

Turrell, E. and Stobo, L.

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 01/07

2006 Annual Report on the Scottish Monitoring Programme for the Classification of Shellfish Harvesting Sites

2007

Turrell, E., Graham, J., Heron, J., Kinnear, S., Morley, L. and Turriff, J.

Coastal, primarily west coast, Western Isles and Northern Isles

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 03/07

Analysis of sediment samples collected from the Kittiwake field following an oil spill.

2007

Webster, L., Russell, M., Walsham, P., Packer, G. and Moffat, C.F.

Offshore, Kittiwake

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 12/07

Significant Water management Issues in the Scotland River Basin District

2007

SEPA

Scottish River Basin District Coastal, Transitional and Fresh waters

SEPA's assessment of waters at risk as a consultation document based on criteria set out in the EU Water Framework Directive. Published

An interim overview of the significant water management issues in the Solway Tweed river basin district

2007

SEPA and the Environment Agency ( EA)

Cross border River Basin District. Coastal, transitional and fresh waters

SEPA's and EA's assessment of waters at risk based on criteria set out in the EU Water Framework Directive. Published

A summary of significant water management issues in the Solway Tweed river basin district

2007

SEPA and the EA

Cross Border River Basin District. Coastal, transitional and fresh waters

SEPA's and EA's assessment of waters at risk as a consultation document based on criteria set out in the EU Water Framework Directive. Published

Scottish Environment Protection Agency Annual Report 2006/7

2007

Scottish Environment Protection Agency ( SEPA)

Whole Scottish Environment including Scottish coastal seas

Covers SEPA's interests in the Whole Environment but has examples of improvements in coastal and estuarine waters. Published

Scottish bathing waters 2006

2007

SEPA

EU Identified bathing beaches in Scotland

Published. 2007 version should be available in 2008.

Common Procedure for the Identification of the Eutrophication Status of the OSPAR Maritime Area: UK National Report

2007

DEFRA (Scottish contribution from SEPA and FRS)

UK areas of concern

Peer reviewed before final version. Final version should be available in time.

Key Scottish environment statistics

2007

Scottish Government

Scotland

Data provided by SEPA, FRS, and others. * also see productive seas.

REPORTS FROM FRS, SNH and SEPA WITH EVIDENCE ON HEALTHY AND BIOLOGICALLY DIVERSE SEAS

Name of report

Date

Author

Area covered

Comments

Remote survey and mapping of maerl beds of Rousay Sound and environs, Orkney

1993

Foster-Smith, R.L and Davies, J.

Rousay Sound, Orkney

SNH publication

Broadscale biotope mapping survey of the littoral and sublittoral coastal areas between Loch Laxford and Loch Eriboll

1995

Scottish Natural Heritage

Between Lochs Laxford and Eriboll

SNH publication

An evaluation of the RoxAnn system as a tool for mapping the distribution of kelp biotopes

1995

Davies, J. and Sotheran, I.

Loch Roag, Lewis

SNH publication

Broad scale survey and mapping of seabed and shore habitats and biota: Dornoch Firth pSAC

1996

Scottish Natural Heritage

Dornoch Firth

SNH unpublished

Broad scale habitat mapping of Intertidal and subtidal coast areas: Loch Maddy, North Uist

1996

Scottish Natural Heritage

Loch Maddy, North Uist

SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring ( RSM) Report (76)

Broad scale habitat mapping of Intertidal and subtidal coastal areas: Busta Voe: sublittoral analysis report

1996

Scottish Natural Heritage

Busta Voe and Olna Firth, Shetland

SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring ( RSM) Report (75)

Mapping the distribution of maerl in South Uist, Western Isles

1996

Davies, J. and Foster-Smith, R.L

South Uist, Western Isles

SNH publication

Mapping the distribution of benthic biotopes in the proposed Sound of Arisaig Special Area of Conservation

1996

Davies, J. and Hall-Spencer, J.

Sound of Arisaig

SNH publication

Mapping survey of the sublittoral and littoral biotopes of the Berwickshire Coast

1996

Foster-Smith, R.L., Sotheran, I., Foster-Smith, J.L. and Bunker, F.

Berwickshire Coast

SNH publication

Survey of the shallow sublittoral biotopes in Loch Sunart

1996

Howson, C.M.

Loch Sunart

Scottish Natural Heritage Research, Survey and Monitoring Report. No. 67

The Solway Firth: broad scale habitat mapping

1996

Scottish Natural Heritage

Solway Firth

Scottish Natural Heritage Research, Survey and Monitoring Report. No. 46 & 46a

Survey, assessment and mapping of submerged and partly submerged sea caves in the Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast cSAC

1997

Scottish Natural Heritage

Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast

SNH publication

Baseline survey of the maerl beds in Wyre Sound, Orkney Islands

1997

Davies, J.

Wyre Sound, Orkney

SNH publication

Broadscale biological mapping of the Summer Isles

1997

Sotheran, I.

Summer Isles

SNH publication

Broad scale survey and mapping of the shore habitats and biota: Firth of Lorn, Western Scotland

1998

Scottish Natural Heritage

Firth of Lorn

SNH publication

Broadscale Mapping of the Reefs of Berwickshire and Northumberland

1998

Foster-Smith, R.L

Berwickshire & Northumberland Coast

SNH publication

Broad scale remote survey and mapping of the sublittoral habitats and their associated biota in the Firth of Lorn

1999

Scottish Natural Heritage

Firth of Lorn

SNH publication

Broad scale survey and mapping of the seabed and shore habitats and biota: Lochs Duich, Long and Alsh pSAC

1999

Scottish Natural Heritage

Lochs Duich, Long and Alsh

SNH publication

Solway Firth - Marine SAC mapping subtidal sediments and scars

1999

SeaMap Research Group

Solway Firth

SNH publication

Solway Firth: Intertidal scar grounds, biotope mapping

1999

Report to Scottish Natural Heritage

Solway Firth

SNH publication

A review of the status, ecology and conservation of horse mussel Modiolus modiolus beds in Scotland

2000

Mair, J.M., Moore, C.G., Kingston, P.F. and Harries, D.B.

Scotland

SNH publication

Broad scale survey and mapping of seabed and shore habitats and biota: Loch of Stenness cSAC

2000

Scottish Natural Heritage

Loch of Stenness

SNH publication

Broad scale survey and mapping of seabed and shore habitats and biota: Papa Stour cSAC, Shetland

2000

Scottish Natural Heritage

Papa Stour, Shetland

SNH publication

Broad scale survey and mapping of seabed biota: Loch Creran

2000

Scottish Natural Heritage

Loch Creran

SNH publication

Broad scale survey and mapping of the seabed and shore habitats and biota: St Kilda cSAC

2000

Scottish Natural Heritage

St Kilda

SNH publication

Broad scale survey and mapping of the shore habitats and biota: The Vadills cSAC, Shetland

2000

Scottish Natural Heritage

The Vadills, Shetland

SNH publication

Evaluation of Techniques for Monitoring the Abundance and Behaviour of Bottlenose Dolphins

2000

Scottish Natural Heritage

SNH publication

Intertidal Survey of Loch Moidart

2000

Scottish Natural Heritage

Loch Moidart

SNH publication

Intertidal Survey of Sanday cSAC and SPA

2000

Scottish Natural Heritage

Sanday, Orkney

SNH publication

Loch Crinan Intertidal survey

2000

Scottish Natural Heritage

Loch Crinan

SNH publication

Trialling of AGDS & video sledge monitoring techniques in Loch Maddy (1999) and Loch Maddy Acoustic Monitoring Trials (2000)

2000

Scottish Natural Heritage

Loch Maddy, North Uist

SNH publication

Trials of Monitoring Techniques for biotopes in the Sound of Arisaig cSAC

2000

Scottish Natural Heritage

Sound of Arisaig

SNH publication

Sanday kelp beds: broadscale survey and mapping of seabed biota

2000

White, W., Foster-Smith, R. and Sotheran, I.

Sanday, Orkney

SNH publication

Broad scale Intertidal Survey of Loch Laxford cSAC

2001

Scottish Natural Heritage

Loch Laxford

SNH publication

Broad scale intertidal survey of the Firth of Forth

2001

Scottish Natural Heritage

Firth of Forth

SNH publication

Potential impacts of climate change on sea levels around Scotland

2001

Scottish Natural Heritage

Scotland

SNH publication

The Forth Spatial Study: Broad Scale Biotope Mapping of The Isle of May cSAC

2001

Scottish Natural Heritage

Isle of May

SNH publication

Biotope Mapping and Survey of the Treshnish Isles cSAC

2003

Scottish Natural Heritage

Treshnish Isles

SNH publication

Broad scale mapping of Mousa cSAC

2004

Scottish Natural Heritage

Mousa, Shetland

SNH unpublished

Broad scale mapping of habitats in the Firth of Tay and Eden

2004

Bates, C.R., Moore, C.G., Malthus, T., Mair, J.M. and Karpouzli, E.

Firth of Tay and Eden

SNH publication

Broad scale mapping of sublittoral habitats in Loch Laxford

2004

Bates, C.R., Moore, C.G., Harries, D.B., Austin, W. and Mair, J.

Loch Laxford

SNH publication

Broad scale mapping of sublittoral habitats in Loch Sunart

2004

Bates, C.R., Moore, C.G., Harries, D.B., Austin, W. and Lyndon, A.R.

Loch Sunart

SNH publication

Broad scale mapping of sublittoral habitats in the Sound of Barra

2004

Bates, C.R., Moore, C.G., Malthus, T., Harries, D.B., Austin, W., Mair, J.M. and Karpouzli, E.

Sound of Barra, Western Isles

SNH publication

Factors influencing the condition of Loch of Stenness marine candidate Special Area of Conservation ( SAC)

2004

Scottish Natural Heritage

Loch Stenness

SNH publication

Natural heritage trends: the seas around Scotland

2004

Scottish Natural Heritage

Coastal

SNH publication

Natural heritage trends: the seas around Scotland summary report

2004

Scottish Natural Heritage

Scotland

SNH publication

North West Scotland subtidal seagrass bed survey

2004

Scottish Natural Heritage

North West Scotland

SNH publication

Site Condition Monitoring of the intertidal sediment flats of the Loch Moidart and Sheil Woods cSAC

2004

Moore, C.G., Lyndon, A.R., Mair, J.M. and Edwards, D.C.B.

Loch Moidart

SNH publication

Site condition monitoring survey of intertidal mud and sandflats in Kentra Bay, Lochaber

2004

Lyndon, A.R., Moore, C.G., Mair, J.M. and Edwards D.C.B.

Kentra Bay

SNH publication

Site Condition Monitoring: Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast ( BNNC) littoral and sublittoral caves

2004

Scottish Natural Heritage

Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast

SNH publication

Site Condition Monitoring: review and baseline survey of specified saline lagoons in the Outer Hebrides

2004

Scottish Natural Heritage

Outer Hebrides

SNH publication

The establishment of Site Condition Monitoring of marine sedimentary habitats in Sound of Arisaig cSAC

2004

Moore, C.G., Lyndon, A.R. and Mair, J.M.

Sound of Arisaig

SNH publication

Biotope Mapping & Survey of the Sullom Voe SAC

2005

Mair, J.M., Lyndon, A.R., Moore, C.G. and Sotheran, I.S.

Sullom Voe

SNH unpublished

Site Condition Monitoring: Surveys of biogenic and rocky reefs in the Lochs Duich, Long and Alsh SAC

2005

Scottish Natural Heritage

Lochs Duich, Long and Alsh

SNH publication

Long term measurements of currents in the Faroe Shetland Channel (1994-2002)

2005

Hughes, S.L., Turrell, W.R., Hansen, B.and Osterhus, S.

Offshore, Faroe-Shetland Channel

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 01/05

Correlation between algal presence in water and toxin presence in shellfish

2005

Bresnan, E.

Coastal, focus on west coast, Western Isles and Northern Isles

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 04/05

Impacts of Nephrops trawling on the distribution of the sea pens Virgularia Mirabilis, Pennatula Phosphorea and Funiculina Quadrangularis in Scottish waters

2005

Fisheries Research Services

Coastal

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 02/05

Estimation of the parameters of von bertalanffy growth function for the main commercial species of the North Sea

2005

Kienzle, M.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 05/05

Epizootiological investigation into a case of suspicion of infectious salmon anaemia ( ISA) in Scotland in November 2004

2005

Anon

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 11/05

Engineering performance of gears used by the Scottish fleet targeting Nephrops in ICES sub area IV

2005

Kynoch, R.J.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 06/05

Gear trials of a novel pelagic trawl for use in Atlantic salmon ( Salmo salar L.) post-smolt surveys

2005

Maclean, J.C., Holst, J.C. and Shelton, R.G.J.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 12/05

Revised estimated of annual discards-at-age for cod, haddock, whiting and Saithe in ICES sub-area IV and division Via

2005

Millar, C.P. and Fryer, R.J.

Offshore, west coast and North Sea

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 15/05

Annual cycles of physical chemical and biological parameters in Scottish waters (2005 update)

2005

Slesser, G. and Turrell, W.R.

Coastal and offshore

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 19/05

Status of research into species selection in NE Atlantic Fisheries

2005

Ferro, R.S.T

North East Atlantic

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 03/05

Site Condition Monitoring of the intertidal sediment flats of Loch Paible (Balranald Bog and Loch nam Feithean SSSI)

2005

Moore, C.G., Mair, J.M. and Edwards, D.C.B

Loch Paible

SNH publication

Site Condition Monitoring: Surveys of Marine Rocky Environments and Lagoons in Papa Stour cSAC and The Vadills Lagoon cSAC

2005

Scottish Natural Heritage

Papa Stour and The Vadills, Shetland

SNH publication

Seas the opportunity: a strategy for the long term sustainability of Scotland's coasts and seas

2005

Scottish Natural Heritage / Scottish Executive

Scotland

SNH publication

Dornoch Firth SAC site condition monitoring

2006

Scottish Natural Heritage

Dornoch Firth

SNH unpublished

Mapping Inshore Coral Habitats: the MInCH project

2006

Scottish Natural Heritage

The Minch

SNH unpublished

Site condition monitoring - The sublittoral sandbanks of the Solway Firth

2006

Scottish Natural Heritage

Solway Firth

SNH publication

Intertidal Habitat Survey: Portencross Coast ( SSSI), North Ayreshire

2006

Scottish Natural Heritage

Portencross Coast, North Ayreshire

SNH unpublished

Biotope Mapping of the Sound of Harris

2006

Scottish Natural Heritage

Sound of Harris, Western Isles

SNH publication

Site condition monitoring: survey of rocky reefs in the Firth of Lorn marine Special Area of Conservation

2006

Scottish Natural Heritage

Firth of Lorn

SNH publication

Sublittoral biotope mapping & survey of the Moray Firth cSAC

2006

Scottish Natural Heritage

Moray Firth

SNH publication

The inauguration of site condition monitoring of marine features of Loch Maddy SAC

2006

Moore, C.G., Saunders, G.R., Mair, J.M. and Lyndon, A.R.

Loch Maddy

SNH publication

The nutrient status of Scottish coastal waters: 20012005

2006

Webster, L., Rose, M., Walsham, P., Shaw, C., Davies, I. and Moffat, C.

Coastal, around Scotland

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 01/06

Options for investigating whether benefits to wild Salmon and sea trout populations are derived from the relocation of marine Atlantic salmon aquaculture

2006

Raynard, R., Murray, S., Hay, D., Verspoor, E., Youngson, A., Penston, M. and Amundrud, T.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 02/06

Survey of Solway cockle grounds 2005

2006

Davis, S.E.B., Howell, T.R.W., Drewery, J., Harding, M., Ward, B. and Campbell, R.J.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 07/06

Report of Marine Laboratory scallop stock assessments

2006

Howell, T.R.W., Davis, S.E.B., Donald, J., Dobby, H., Tuck, I. and Bailey, N.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 08/06

Current meter measurement east of Shetland October 2004-October 2005: monitoring oceanic exchanges with the North Sea - Data Report

2006

Hughes, S. L., Beaton, J. and Slesser, G.

Coastal, offshore, east of Shetland

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 10/06

Final report of ROAME AE1190 Oceanic transport Around Scotland April 2002 - March 2006

2006

Hughes, S. L. and Turrell, W.R.

Coastal and offshore

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 11/06

A review of research and field data on relative louse Infection levels on wild salmon smolts and sea trout and the proximity of fish farms to river estuaries

2006

Cunningham, C.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 12/06

Qualitative review of the FRS shellfish toxin and Phytoplankton databases 1990-2002

2006

Turrell, W.R.

Coastal, focus on shellfish production areas

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 14/06 [Also see under Clean and Safe]

A summary of the effects of environmental factors on the simulated dispersal of sea lice larvae and the findings of the 04/06 plankton survey in the Loch Torridon system, Western Scotland

2006

Amundrud, T.L., Penston, M.J. and Murray, A.G.

Coastal, Loch Torridon (west of Scotland)

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 15/06

A review of research and field data on relative louse Infection levels on wild salmon smolts and sea trout and the proximity to river estuaries

2006

Cunningham, C.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 16/06

Deeside Monitoring Sites: Site Report 2005/2006

2006

McLaren, I.S.

River, fresh water

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 18/06

Scaling up observations of in-redd egg survival from tributary streams to rivers.

2006

Youngson, A.F., McLaren, I.S. and Malcolm, I.A.

River, fresh water

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 19/06

Patterns in sea lice infestation on wild Atlantic salmon returning to the North Esk river in eastern Scotland 2001-2003

2006

Murray, A.G. and Simpson, I.

Coastal/riverine, north-eats Scotland

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 20/06

Engineering performance of gears used by the Scottish Fleet targeting whitefish species in ICES sub area IV

2006

Kynoch, R.J. and Penny, I.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 22/06

The selective performance of a 95 mm codend with a 120 mm square mesh panel in the North Sea mixed Nephrops/ Whitefish trawl fishery

2006

Kynoch, R.J., Ferro, R.S.T., and Fryer, R.J.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 23/06

Capacity building for ecosystem monitoring: the use of molecular probes in the study of phytoplankton in Scottish waters ( ROAME AE1191)

2006

Turrell, E., Bresnan, E., Collins, C., Brown, L., Graham, J. and Grieve, M.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 26/06

The use and effect of manual signal validation on the fish counts collected on the River Helmsdale during the summer of 2004

2006

Simpson, I.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 27/06

Fluxes of heat and salt through the Faroe Shetland Channel calculated using a decade of current measurements (1994-2005)

2006

Hughes, S., Turrell, W.R., Hansen, B. and Osterhus, S.

Offshore, Faroe Shetland Channel

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 01/06

Monitoring programme for toxin producing Phytoplankton in Scottish coastal waters 1 April 2004 - 31 March 2005

2006

Fraser, S., Brown, L. and Bresnan, E.

Coastal, primarily west coast, Western isles and Northern Isles

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 03/06

Monitoring programme for toxin producing Phytoplankton in Scottish coastal waters 1 April 2005-30 June 2005

2006

Fraser, S., Brown, L., McCollin, T. and Bresnan, E.

Coastal, primarily west coast, Western isles and Northern Isles

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 04/06

A horizontal panel to separate species in a mixed whitefish fishery. EU RECOVERY Project Status Report No 1

2006

Ferro, R.S.T. and Kynoch, R.J.

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 13/06

A square mesh panel in a species separating trawl to Improve the selectivity of cod

2006

Ferro, R.S.T. and Kynoch, R.J.

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 14/06

A grid species separating trawl to improve the Selectivity of cod.

2006

Ferro, R.S.T. and Kynoch, R.J.

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 15/06

Performance of tow under ten metre Nephrops Trawlers.

2007

Penny, I.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 01/07

Spatially resolved monthly riverine fluxes of oxidised nitrogen (nitrate and nitrite) to the European Shelf Seas, 1960-2005

2007

Heath, M.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 02/07

A review of analytical methodology used to determine Phytoplankton pigments in the marine environment and development of an analytical method to determine uncorrected chlorophyll A, corrected chlorophyll A and phaeophytin A in marine phytoplankton

2007

Smith, K., Webster, L., Bresnan, E., Fraser, S., Hay, S. and Moffat, C.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 03/07

A model of meta-population dynamics for northern European cod - the dynamic consequences of natal fidelity

2007

Heath, M.R., Kunzlik, P.A., Gallego, A., Holmes, S.J. and Wright, P.J.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 04/07

The use of cctv cameras to investigate the performance of the logie fish counter on the North Esk

2007

Simpson, I.

Riverine, North Esk, east Scotland

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No:05/07

Assessing the relative impact of a coastal fishery on Scottish salmon stocks

2007

Smith, G.W.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 06/07

The nutrient status of Scottish coastal waters: 20012006

2007

Webster, L., Rose, M., Walsham, P. and Moffat, C.

Scottish coastline

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 13/07

Epzootic investigation into the presence of bacterial kidney disease ( BKD) in rainbow trout farms in Scotland 2005

2007

Bland, M.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 14/07

The Moray Firth Squid Fishery 2006

2007

Campbell, R. and McLay, A.

Coastal, Moray Firth, east Scotland

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 15/07

The development of conservation limits ( CLS) for Scottish salmon stocks: II - Extraction of wetted areas for the rivers, Helmsdale, Ness, Spey, Tay, Tweed and Ewe

2007

MacLean, J.C., Smith, G.W., Tulett, D. and Jackson, J.

Riverine, various

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 07/07

Sampling North Esk juvenile salmon populations by means of rotary screw traps ( RSTS): 1. water of Mark, Spring 2002

2007

MacKay, F. and Smith, G.

Riverine, North Esk, east Scotland

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 08/07

Species composition, diversity and biomass of the demersal fish community off the Scottish West Coast

2007

Fraser, H.M. and Greenstreet, S.P.R.

West coast of Scotland

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 21/07

Effect of introducing a species selective trawl gear in a Scottish Nephrops fishery

2007

Mehault, S., Kynoch, R.J., Fryer, R.J. and Ferro, R.S.T.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 16/07

Cod movements in relation to sub-stock structure in the North Sea and west of Scotland

2007

Wright, P.J., Neat, F.C., Gibb, F.M., Gibb, I.M. and Gallego, A.

North Sea

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 17/07

Temperature dependent growth and distribution of cod in the North Sea

2007

Neat, F. and Wright, P.

North Sea

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 18/07

Species composition, diversity, biomass and production of the epibenthic invertebrate community off the Scottish west coast

2007

Fraser, H., Greenstreet, S., Robertson, M., Jacob, N. and Robinson, L.A.

West coast of Scotland

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 20/07

Consumption of benthic prey by six common demersal fish Ppredators in the North Sea

2007

Fraser, H.M., Greenstreet, S.P.R. and Holland, G.J.

North Sea

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 22/07

Sampling North Esk juvenile salmon populations by means of rotary screw traps ( RSTS): 2. Westwater, Spring 2003

2007

Mackay, F. and Smith, G.

Riverine, North Esk, east Scotland

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 09/07

A square mesh panel in a Nephrops trawl, with an Inclined guiding panel, to improve whitefish selection

2007

Ferro, R.S.T. and Kynoch, R.J.

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 02/07

The ecological disturbance caused by fishing in the North Sea

2007

Greenstreet, S., Robinson, L., Piet, G., Craeymeersch, J., Callaway, R., Reiss, H., Ehrich, S., Kroncke, I., Fraser, H., Lancaster, J., Jorgensen, L. and Goffin, A.

North Sea

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 04/07

Species composition, diversity, biomass and production Of the demersal fish community of the North Sea

2007

Greenstreet, S., Fraser, H., Piet, G., Robinson, L., Callaway, R., Reiss, H., Ehrich, S., Kroncke, I., Craeymeersch, J., Lancaster, J., Jorgensen, L. and Goffin, A.

North Sea

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 07/07

Review of theoretical community ecology: Implications for marine communities

2007

Greenstreet, S., Robinson, L., Reiss, H., Kroncke, I., Callaway, R., Snelgrove, P., Costello, M., Bergmann, M., Hiddink, J., Fraser, H., Craeymeersch, J., Degraer, S.,

Goffin, A. and Lancaster, J.

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 08/07

Variation in the abundance, distribution, diet and food consumption rates of gadoid predators in the Wee Bankie/Marr Bank region of the Northwestern North Sea, consequences for predator body condition, and the impact of closing the area to sandeel fishing

2007

Greenstreet, S., Holland, G., Fraser, H., Robertson, M., Doyle, K. and Li, R.

North Sea

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 09/07

Managing fisheries to conserve North Sea groundfish and benthic invertebrate species diversity

2007

Greenstreet, S., Robinson, L., Callaway, R., Reiss, H., Ehrich, S., Piet, G., Kroncke, I., Craeymeersch, J., Lancaster, J., Jorgensen, L., Degraer, S. and Goffin, A.

North Sea

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 05/07

Relationships between TACs, fish landings and fishing effort in the North Sea

2007

Greenstreet, S., Robinson, L., Callaway, R., Reiss, H., Ehrich, S., Piet, G., Craeymeersch, J., Kroncke, I., Fraser, H., Lancaster, J., Jorgensen, L. and Goffin, A.

North Sea

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 06/07

Species composition, diversity, biomass and production of the benthic invertebrate community of the North Sea

2007

Greenstreet, S., Fraser, H., Piet, G., Robinson, L., Callaway, R., Reiss, H., Ehrich, S., Kroncke, I., Craeymeersch, J., Lancaster, J., Jorgensen, L. and Goffin, A.

North Sea

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 10/07

Methodology for the combined sampling of marine groundfish and benthic invertebrate communities

2007

Callaway, R., Robinson, L., Greenstreet, S., Reiss, H., Fraser, H., Kroncke, I., Craeymeersch, J., deBoois, I., Robertson, M., Lancaster, J. and Goffin, A.

North Sea

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 11/07

REPORTS FROM FRS, SNH and SEPA WITH EVIDENCE ON PRODUCTIVE SEAS

Name of report

Date

Author

Area covered

Comments

A study of underwater noise generated during civil engineering works at Fraserburgh Harbour

2005

Urquhart, D. and Hall, C.

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 07/05

Locational Guideline for Fish Farming: Tidal export of nutrients in the FRSECE Model

2005

Amundrud, T.

Coastal

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 10/05

Fish & Nephrops stocks information 2006

2006

Fisheries Research Services

ICES divisions around Scotland

Covers mackerel, herring, haddock, cod, whiting, saithe, monkfish, deep water fisheries west of Scotland, nephrops

Renovation of the Logie fish counting weir on the North Esk, 2005

2006

Simpson, I.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 04/06

Disinfection guide version IV. Practical steps to prevent The introduction and minimise transmission of diseases of fish

2006

Fraser, D.I., Munro, P.D. and Smail, D.A.

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 13/06

Locational guidelines for fish farming: impact of Seasonal resolution of nutrient input on ECE model

2006

Amundrud, T.L., Greathead, C., Gubbins, M.J. and Davies, I.M.

Coastal

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 28/06

Trends in fishing activity in the North Sea by UK Registered vessels landing in Scotland over the period 1960-1998

2006

Greenstreet, S., Shanks, A. and Buckett, B.

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 02/06

Freshness assessment of three fish species treated With Zyres U500 and Xyres Spray-Ice

2006

Craig, A.E. and McIntosh, A.D.

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 10/06

A case study: desk-top sanitary survey for three Classified shellfish production areas in Argyll and Bute

2006

Turrell, E. and Graham, J.

Coastal

Fisheries Research Services Contract Report No: 07/06

Scottish transport statistics No.25

2006

Scottish Executive

All Scottish ports

Scottish Executive national statistics publication

Fish & Nephrops stocks information 2007

2007

Fisheries Research Services

ICES divisions around Scotland

Covers mackerel, herring, haddock, cod, whiting, saithe, monkfish, deep water fisheries west of Scotland, nephrops.

Scottish fish farms annual production survey 2006

2007

Fisheries Research Services

Scottish coastline

http://www.frs-scotland.gov.uk/Delivery/Information_Resources/information_resouces_view_document.aspx?content id=2220

Scottish shellfish farm production survey 2006

2007

Fisheries Research Services

Scottish coastline

http://www.frs-scotland.gov.uk/Delivery/Informati on_Resources/information_resour ces_view_document.aspx?content id=2090

Scallop fishing in the Firth of Lorn Marine SAC: Review of Scientific Literature

2007

Leslie, B. and Shelmerdine, R.

West Coast of Scotland

Report by NAFC Marine Centre for SNH (Contract No. 19099)

UKCS Oil Production

2007

DBERR

UK Continental Shelf

Statistics main link http://www.og.dti.gov.uk/informatio n/statistics.htmhttp://www.og.dti.gov.uk/informatio n/bb_updates/appendices/Append ix9.htm

UKCS Gas Production

2007

DBERR

UKCS

http://www.og.dti.gov.uk/informatio n/bb_updates/appendices/Append ix10.htm

Marine Aggregates The Crown Estate Licences - Summary of Statistics 2006

2007

Crown Estate

All UK

http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/43_landing_port_statistics_2006.pdf - demonstrates that no material extracted in Scotland in 2006.

Predicting the progression of the harmful dinoflagellate Karenia mikimotoi along the Scottish coast and the potential impact for fish farming

2007

Davidson, K., Gillibrand, P., Wilding, T., Miller, P. and Shuter, J.

Scottish west coast

Crown estate contract report

Key Scottish environment statistics

2007

Scottish Government

Scotland

Data provided by SEPA, FRS, and others [Also see under Clean and Safe seas]

REPORTS FROM FRS, SNH and SEPA WITH EVIDENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE IN SCOTLAND'S SEAS

Name of report

Date

Author

Area covered

Comments

Climate Change and Harmful Blooms in Harmful Algal Bloom Communities in Scottish Coastal Waters: Relationship to Fish Farming and Regional Comparisons - A Review

2004

Smayda, T.J.

Scottish coastal waters

Scottish Executive Environment Group paper 2006/3 [Also see Clean & Safe]

Scottish Ocean Climate Status Report 2002-2003

2005

Fisheries Research Services

Coastal and offshore

Marine Climate Change Impacts - Annual report Card 2006

2006

Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership

UK

Little detailed evidence of situation within Scottish waters, but relevant information should be available

Climate change and Scottish Fisheries

2006

Turrell, W.R.

Fisheries Research Services Collaborative Report No: 12/06

Scottish Ocean Climate Status Report 2004-2005

2007

Hughes, S.L.

Coastal and offshore

Fisheries Research Services Internal Report No: 11/07

EXAMPLES OF REPORTS FROM THE WIDER COMMUNITY WITH EVIDENCE ON CLEAN AND SAFE SEAS

Name of report

Date

Author(s)

Area covered

Comments

Diversity, ecology and domoic acid production of Pseudo-nitzschia spp. in Scottish waters

2004

Fehling, J.

Western Scottish waters

SAMS/ OU PhD thesis

Risk assessment of the FSA Scotland monitoring programme for biotoxins in shellfish harvested from classified inshore areas in Scotland: evaluation of the current scheme and development of improved alternatives based on historical data.

2005

Holtrop, G. and Horgan, G.W. Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland

Coastal with a focus on west coast, Western Isles and Northern Isles

FSA Scotland research contract S01026

Harmful Phytoplankton in Shetland Waters

2005

Irvine, H.

Shetland

NAFC Marine Centre Fisheries Information Note No. 4

Monitoring Programme for the Presence of Toxin Producing Plankton in Shellfish Production Areas in Scotland

2006

Swan, S.C. and Davidson, K.

Scotland

Food Standards Agency contract report

Profiles of lipid soluble biotoxins in common mussels from Scottish production areas during the summer and autumn of 2006

2006

Cefas Biotoxin Team

Coastal with a focus on west coast, Western Isles and Northern Isles

FSA Scotland research contract S14033

Pilot study on the incidence of algal toxins ( ASP, DSP and PSP) in Scottish Brown Crab ( Cancer pagurus).

2006

Vincent, D.O.C., Latif, Z., Williams, M., Ward, C. and McKenzie, J.D. Integrin Advanced Biosystems Ltd.

Coastal with a focus on west coast, Western Isles and Northern Isles

FSA Scotland research contract S14017

Annual report on official control monitoring programme for presence of biotoxins ( ASP) in live bivalve molluscs in Scotland 1st April 2006-31st March 2007

2007

Integrin Advanced Biosystems Ltd.

Coastal with a focus on west coast, Western Isles and Northern Isles

FSA Scotland contract SO2007

Biotoxin Monitoring Programme for Scotland Monitoring for PSP and lipophillic toxins-1st April 2006-31st March 2007

2007

Cefas Biotoxin Monitoring Team

Coastal with a focus on west coast, Western Isles and Northern Isles

FSA Scotland contract SO2007

Monitoring Programme for the presence of toxin producing plankton in shellfish production areas in Scotland 1st April 2006-31st March 2007

2007

Swan, S.C. and Davidson, K. SAMS

Coastal with a focus on west coast, Western Isles and Northern Isles

FSA Scotland contract SO1007

EXAMPLES OF REPORTS FROM THE WIDER COMMUNITY WITH EVIDENCE ON HEALTHY AND BIOLOGICALLY DIVERSE

SEAS

Name of report

Date

Author

Area covered

Comments

The benthic fauna of the Rockall Trough: regional distribution and bathymetric zonation

1986

Gage, J.D.

Rockall Trough.

Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 88B, 159-174

RRS Charles Darwin cruise 101C Leg 2, 14 Jul-20 Aug 1996. Atlantic Margin Environmental Survey: seabed survey of the shelf edge and slope west of Shetland

1997

Bett, B.J.

Faroe-Shetland Channel

Southampton Oceanography Centre, Cruise Report No. 7, 127pp. & appendices.

Skin lesions and physical deformities in bottlenose dolphins in the Moray Firth: Population prevalence and age-sex differences

1997

Wilson, B., Thompson, P. M. and Hammond, P. S.

Moray Firth

Ambio 26(4): 243-247

Survey photography. Section 4.2 in Environmental Surveys of the Seafloor of the UK Atlantic Margin, Atlantic Frontier Environmental Network

2000

Bett, B.J. and Axelsson, M.

CD- ROM. Available from Geotek Limited, Daventry, Northants, NN11 5EA, UK. ISBN 095383990-7

Macrobenthic Ecology of the West Shetland Slope

2000

Narayanaswamy, B.E

Faroe-Shetland Channel

PhD Thesis, University of Southampton, Southampton, U.K.

Environmental Surveys of the Seafloor of the UK Atlantic Margin

2000

AFEN

Faroe-Shetland Channel, Rockall Trough

CD- ROM. Available from Geotek Limited, Daventry, Northants NN11 5EA, UK. ISBN 095383990-7

Changing occurrence of epidermal lesions in wild bottlenose dolphins

2000

Wilson, B., Grellier, K., Hammond, P. S., Brown, G. and Thompson, P. M.

Moray Firth

Marine Ecology-Progress Series 205: 283-290.

Exploratory Fishing for Deep Water Shrimp to the North and West of Scotland

2001

Bullough, L., Napier, I. and Riley, D. ( NAFC)

West Coast of Scotland

Report on Biological Information Gathered from Scottish Fishing Vessels, Industry/Science Partnership, Vol. II, Sect. 5.

Where are the mature anglerfish? - The population biology of Lophius piscatorius in Northern European waters

2001

Laurenson, C., Priede, I.G., Bullough, L.W. and Napier, I.R. ( NAFC)

Shetland

ICESCM 2001/J:27

Abundance of harbour porpoises and other cetaceans in the North Sea and adjacent waters

2002

Hammond, P.S., Berggren, P., Benke, H., Borchers, D.L., Collet, A., Heide-Jørgensen, M.P.,

Heimlich, S., Hiby, A.R., Leopold, M.F. and Øien, N.

North Sea (areas 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15)

Journal of Applied Ecology. 39: 361-376.

Foraminifera associated with phytodetritus deposits at a bathyal site in the northern Rockall Trough ( NE Atlantic): seasonal contrasts and a comparison of stained and dead assemblages

2002

Gooday, A.J. and Hughes, J.A.

Rockall Trough

Marine Micropaleontology, 46, 83110

The Darwin Mounds and the Dogger Bank - Case studies of the management of two potential Special Areas of Conservation in the offshore environment. Worldwide Fund for Nature Report

2002

Gubbay, S., Baker, M.C. and Bett, B.J.

Rockall Trough, Dogger Bank

Worldwide Fund for Nature Report. 63pp.

Fish and fisheries in the SEA4 area Report to the Department of Trade and Industry

2003

Gordon, J. D. M.

SEA 4 Area

www.offshore-sea.org.uk/sea/dev/html_file/pdf2. cgi/SEA4_TR_fish_sams.pdf

The deep-water fisheries of the Northeast Atlantic: I Description and current trends

2003

Gordon, J.D.M., Bergstad, O.A., Figueiredo, I. And Menezes, G.

NE Atlantic

Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fishery Science. 31 : 137-150.

Diversity, ecology and domoic acid production of Pseudo-nitzschia spp. in Scottish waters

2004

Fehling, J.

Western Scottish waters

SAMS/ OU PhD thesis

Do Discarded Velvet Crabs Survive?

2005

NAFC

Shetland

NAFC Marine Centre Report for the Shetland Shellfish Management Organisation

Growth dynamics of non-toxic Pseudo-nitzschia delicatissima and toxic P. seriata (Bacillariophyceae) under simulated spring and summer photoperiods

2005

Fehling, J., Davidson, K. and Bates, S.S.

Scotland

Harmful Algae 4: 763-769

Seabird numbers and breeding success in Britain and Ireland, 2005

2006

Mavor, R.A., Parsons, M., Heubeck, M. and Schmitt, S.

Britain & Ireland

http://www.jncc.gov.uk/pdf/pub06 _Seabird_numbers2005.pdf

Scientific Advice on Matter Related to the Management of Seal Populations 2006

2006

UK Special Committee on Seals

UK

http://www.smru.st-and.ac.uk/CurrentResearch.htm/scos.htm Annual publication; 2007 to be published in December.

Size variation in Populations of the Common Whelk, Buccinum undatum

2006

Shelmerdine, R., Adamson, J., Laurenson, C. and Leslie, B. ( NAFC)

Shetland

NAFC Fisheries Development Note No. 24

A review of the 1988 and 2002 Phocine Distemper Virus seal epidemics in European Harbour Seals

2006

Härkönen, T., Dietz, R., Reijnders, P., Teilmann, J., Harding, K., Hall, A., Brasseur, S., Siebert, U.,

Goodman, S., Jepson, P., Dau Rasmussen, T. and Thompson, P.M.

Europe

Diseases in Aquatic Organisms, 68; 115-130

UK Seabirds in 2006: results from the UK Seabird

Monitoring Programme

2007

Joint Nature Conservation

Committee

UK

http://www.jncc.gov.uk/pdf/pub07_ ukseabirdsin2006.pdf

Distribution of the introduced amphipod, Caprella

mutica Schurin, 1935 (Amphipoda: Caprellida:

Caprellidae) on the west coast of Scotland and a

review of its global distribution

2007

Ashton, G., Willis, K., Cook, E. and

Burrows, M.

W Coast

Hydrobiologia, 590, 31-41

Assessing the potential impact of salmon fisheries

management on the conservation status of harbour

seals in NE Scotland

2007

Thompson, P.M., Mackey, B.L.,

Barton, T.R., Duck, C. and Butler,

J.R.A.

NE Scotland

Animal Conservation, 10: 48-56

EXAMPLES OF REPORTS FROM THE WIDER COMMUNITY WITH EVIDENCE ON PRODUCTIVE SEAS

Name of report

Date

Author

Area covered

Comments

The Shetland Box

2004

NAFC

Shetland

Report by NAFC Marine Centre for the Shetland Islands Council

Effects of physical disturbance on the cold-water megafaunal communities of the Faroe-Shetland Channel

2006

Jones, D.O.B., Hudson, I.R., and Bett, B.J.

Faroe-Shetland Channel

Marine Ecology Progress Series. 319: 43-54

Annual survey of reported discharges attributed to vessels and offshore oil & gas installations operating in the UK Pollution control zone - 2005

2006

Advisory Committee on Protection of the Sea ( ACOPS)

UK coastal seas

Survey conducted on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency http://www.mcga.gov.uk/c4mca/m cga-environmental/mcga-dops_cp_environmental-counter-pollution.htm

North Sea Stock Survey 2007

2007

Laurenson, C. ( NAFC)

North Sea

Report to ICES on behalf of the North Sea Commission Fisheries Partnership & Europêche

The Lophius budegassa component of monkfish catches in Scottish waters

2007

Laurenson, C., Dobby, H. and McLay, H.A.

North Sea / West Coast of Scotland

ICESCM 2007/K:05

Shetland Shellfish Stock Assessments 2007

2007

Leslie, B., Laurenson, C., Shelmerdine, R. and Riley, D.

Shetland

NAFC Marine Centre Report

Effectiveness of separator grids during commercial single and pair trawling for mackerel

2008

Laurenson, C. and MacDonald, P.

Report in prep. by NAFC Marine Centre - Scottish Industry Science Project

Relating Harmful Phytoplankton to Shellfish Poisoning and Human Health

2008

Davidson, K. and Bresnan, E.

Scottish & UK waters

NERC Workshop report, in preparation

EXAMPLES OF REPORTS FROM THE WIDER COMMUNITY WITH EVIDENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE IN SCOTLAND'S SEAS

Name of report

Date

Author

Area covered

Comments

Parallel influence of climate on the behaviour of Pacific killer whales and Atlantic dolphins

2004

Lusseau D., Williams R., Wilson B., Grellier K., Barton T., Hammond P.S. and Thompson P.M.

Ecology Letters, 7, 1068-1076.

Effect of wintering area and climate on the survival of adult Atlantic puffins Fractercula arctica in the eastern Atlantic

2005

Harris, M.P., Anker-Nilssen, T., McCleery, R.H., Erikstad, K.E., Shaw, D.N. and Grosbois, V.

Eastern Atlantic

Marine Ecology Progress Series, 297, 283-296.

A Preliminary Analysis of CPR and Other Environmental Data for the Waters Around Shetland

2006

Napier, I. ( NAFC)

Shetland, northwest North Sea

NAFC Marine Centre Internal Report

On the Oceanographic Variability of the North-West European Shelf to the West of Scotland

2007

Inall, M., Gillibrand, P., Griffiths, C., MacDougal, N. and Blackwell, K.

Mid-shelf

Journal of Marine Systems in press


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