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Publication - Research Publication

Scottish Marine Protected Areas socioeconomic monitoring

Published: 6 Mar 2017
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781786528223

This report provides an assessment of emerging evidence on the socio-economic impacts of Scotland’s Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).

47 page PDF

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47 page PDF

1.6MB

Contents
Scottish Marine Protected Areas socioeconomic monitoring
Annex 1: Overview of the management measures in each MPA/SAC

47 page PDF

1.6MB

Annex 1: Overview of the management measures in each MPA/SAC

Sites

Fishing methods prohibited

Loch Laxford SAC; Noss Head MPA; Wyre and Rousay Sounds MPA.

Whole site: Demersal trawl, demersal seine net, beam trawl, and dredge

Sanday SAC; St Kilda SAC; Treshnish Isles SAC.

Whole site: Demersal trawl, demersal seine net, beam trawl, set nets, and dredge

East Mingulay SAC;

Whole site: Demersal trawl, demersal seine net, beam trawl, and dredge

Zonal management: Creel fishing, set nets, and long lines (50% of site)

Lochs Duich, Long & Alsh MPA/ SAC

Whole site: Beam trawl, demersal seine net, demersal trawl, and dredge.

Luce Bay & Sands SAC

Whole site: Beam trawl, suction dredge, demersal seine net, and demersal trawl.

Zonal management: Mechanical dredge permitted in Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec each year.

Loch Creran MPA/ SAC

Whole site: Demersal trawl, demersal seine net, pelagic trawl, set nets, long line, beam trawl, and dredge.

Zonal management: Creel fishing

Loch Sunart to Sound of Jura MPA

Whole site: Beam trawl, suction dredge, demersal seine net, set nets, and long lines.

Zonal management: demersal trawl without use of tickler chains, and mechanical dredge

Loch Sunart MPA/ SAC

Whole site: Demersal trawl, demersal seine net, set nets, long line, beam trawl, and dredge.

Loch Sween MPA

Whole site: Beam trawl, suction dredge, demersal seine net, demersal trawl and mechanical

dredge by vessels greater than 75 gross tonnage.

Zonal management: Hand gathering, demersal trawl and mechanical dredge by vessels less than or equal to 75 gross tonnage

South Arran MPA

Whole Site: Beam trawl, dredge, demersal seine net, and demersal trawl by vessels greater than 120 gross tonnage.

Zonal management: Demersal trawl by vessels less than or equal to 120 gross tonnage. Creel fishing, set nets, and long lines

Upper Loch Fyne &

Loch Goil MPA

Whole site: Beam trawl, dredge, demersal seine net, and demersal trawl by vessels greater than 75 gross tonnage.

Zonal management: demersal trawl by vessels less than or equal to 75 gross tonnage. Creel fishing, set nets, and long lines

Wester Ross MPA

Whole Site: Beam trawl, dredge, demersal seine net, and demersal trawl by vessels greater than 500 kw engine power.

Zonal management: Demersal trawl by vessels less than or equal to 500 kw engine power


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