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 [...]

2905, 2019

Self-sampling project takes home Sustainability Award

By |7:53 am|Categories: News|

The University of Aberdeen,  Scottish Pelagic Fishermen's Association (SPFA) and Fisheries Innovation Scotland (FIS), took home the Sustainability Award for their feasibility study into a scientific self-sampling programme at the Fishing News Awards on the 16th May 2019. Project partners, Tara Marshall from the University of Aberdeen, and Steve Mackinson [...]

2805, 2019

A Welcome Opportunity

By |7:31 pm|Categories: News|

FIS-commissioned report facilitates self-sampling programme across Scottish pelagic fleet. Stock assessments can be embroiled in mistrust and uncertainty. Fishermen often question scientific surveys and sampling schemes, and scientists can doubt the reliability of catch data. Fisheries Innovation Scotland (FIS) asked the Scottish Pelagic Fishermen’s Association (SPFA) and the University of [...]