Marine and Fisheries
Radical reform of CFP should see fisheries managed at local level says Lochhead.
Fisheries Secretary welcomes MSC status for West of Scotland herring.
Mandatory transferable quotas not acceptable says Lochhead.
Fisheries Commissioner sets out need for sanctions
Industry plans to target new emerging markets supported by £480k funding.
Lochhead in Europe to promote Scottish seafood.
Scotland’s Chief Statistician today published the provisional salmon and sea trout fishery statistics for the 2011 season.
High ‘catch and release’ salmon figures in 2011.
Water and sediment samples indicate no links to gas leak.
New statistics show the value of fish landed by Scottish vessels increased 15 per cent in 2011.
Statistics show £500 million of landings made in 2011.
Fish from vicinity of Elgin leak untainted by hydrocarbons.
Lochhead meets with TOTAL.
Environmental sampling work underway.
Environmental risks continue to be assessed.
Legislation to safeguard sharks, skates and rays.
New Board members annouced for the Sea Fish Industry Authority.
Sustainable fishing supported by £150k for the NAFC Marine Centre.
Lochhead concern over emergency towing vessels.
£150,000 to support projects through the Fishing Industry Science Alliance.