Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Volume 3 Number 7: Scallop Abundance in the Lamlash Bay No Take Zone - A Baseline Study

Lamlash Bay, in the Firth of Clyde, was declared Scotland‟s first No Take Zone (NTZ) in 2008. This report presents the results of photographic surveys undertaken by Marine Scotland Science in July 2009 and November 2010 during the first phase of a study


We would like to thank the crew and scientific staff of " FRV Alba na Mara" and " RV Aora", and Chris Leakey of SNH, for their assistance. We are also indebted to Martin Burns, Charlie Shand, Jim Hunter, Chris Hall, and the engineering team at Marine Scotland Science for their role in the development and operation of the drop camera frame. We would like to thank Bill Turrell for valuable comments. Finally, we would like to thank Trevor Howell and Colin Millar for their advice and help in the production of this report.


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