1110, 2019

Scottish fishermen trial mobile real-time reporting app to avoid unwanted catches

By |8:34 am|Categories: Press Release|

A pioneering collaboration between Scottish fishermen and scientists will allow state-of-the-art technology to be deployed to avoid unwanted catches of cod and whiting. Between now and the end of 2020, fishermen on the west coast of Scotland will be trialling a bespoke software system to report hauls of these species [...]

2407, 2019

Heriot-Watt to help boost Scotland’s fishing industry

By |9:52 am|Categories: Press Release|

Fisheries Innovation Scotland (FIS) has welcomed Heriot-Watt University onto its Board. The University is the first academic institution to join FIS taking its place alongside a range of high-profile members including government organisations, representatives from the processing and retail sector, and environmental groups. Michel Kaiser, a Professor of Fisheries Conservation, [...]

1907, 2019

Still time for Scottish fishing industry to adapt to climate change

By |9:18 am|Categories: Press Release|

A University of Aberdeen scientist will present the findings of a report that shows although climate change is already having an impact on fish and fisheries globally, there is still time for the Scottish fishing industry to get better prepared to adapt to changes in fish growth and shifts in [...]

106, 2019


By |9:26 am|Categories: Blog|

The FIS Travel Bursary is awarded to applicants with the best proposal for a short international study trip that will help further their career and their ability to contribute to the sector in Scotland. Nicole Anderson, winner of the 2019 Travel Bursary, works for the Clyde Fisherman’s Trust (CFT) and [...]