Marine Scotland is the directorate of the Scottish Government responsible for the integrated management of Scotland's seas. Marine Scotland Science (formerly Fisheries Research Services) provides expert scientific and technical advice on marine and fisheries issues. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science is a series of reports that publish results of research and monitoring carried out by Marine Scotland Science. These reports are not subject to formal external peer-review.
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Copies of this report are available from the Marine Scotland website at www.scotland.gov.uk/marinescotland