Scottish Fishing News
New Reports examine Sea Lice Dispersal around Scotland
Recent years have seen an increase of sea lice appearing on inshore fish stocks, especially in areas where salmon fish farms have become established.
Fisheries Innovation Scotland – fish traps provide prime quality whitefish
Fisheries Innovation Scotland (FIS) has been working on fishing technology that could allow fishers to catch prime quality fresh fish.
Mackerel and Herring a great source of Vitamin D during pandemic
The health benefits of oily fish such a mackerel and herring which are caught around our coasts has long been known by everyone involved in the fishing.
Scottish Seafood Association welcomes Business Resilience Fund
The £10 million Scottish Seafood Business Resilience Fund for seafood processors has been welcomed by the Scottish Seafood Association.
Scottish fleet successfully completes annual blue whiting fishery
The Scottish Pelagic Fishermen’s Association (SPFA) has announced the end of the blue whiting fishing for the Scottish pelagic fleet.
MMO publish details of Acoustic Seal deterrent trials
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has published the findings of acoustic seal deterrent trials undertaken in an inshore gill net fishery.
£10 million package for processing businesses impacted by COVID-19.
The Scottish Government has announced £10 million in financial assistance scheme designed to aid seafood processors through economic pressures related to COVID-19.
Isle of Arran NTZ project breathes new life into marine environment
Fisheries Minister Mr Edwin Poots, has vowed to fight for the Northern Ireland fishing industry and support its growth as he visited Kilkeel Harbour today.
Mooney Boats ‘Amethyst’ Set to Shine in Fraserburgh
The ‘Amethyst’ BF19 is the newest addition to the Fraserburgh fleet. Built by Mooney Boats Ltd, Killybegs, the ‘Amethyst’ is set to shine.
Scottish Government Reflect on Final Fisheries Talks
“Challenging outcome for the Scottish industry”. The traditional end-of-year European Union fishery negotiations have concluded with agreement on a range of quotas and management measures.