Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 6 No 13: A multidisciplinary approach to collection and use of VMS data from an inshore scallop fishery

Report of Fishing Industry Science Alliance (FISA)

Project 04/12. The main aim of this work was to trial the use of Succorfish’s SC2 VMS tracking technology on vessels from the inshore scallop dredge fleet around Shetland and to evaluate its effectivene

7 Acknowledgements

This work was funded by the Fishing Industry Science Alliance ( FISA), the Shetland Shellfish Management Organisation ( SSMO), and NAFC Marine Centre. Thanks go to Tom Rossiter of Succorfish for all his help and patience with the units but most importantly we would like to thank all the fishermen who volunteered for the project.


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