Scottish Scallop Stocks: Results of 2016 Stock Assessments

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Marine Scotland Data Portal

Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 No 21

This report presents the results of Scottish regional scallop stock assessments carried out by Marine Scotland Science (MSS) based on commercial catch-at-age data up to 2015 and survey data up to and including 2016. Full analytical assessments are presented for the East Coast, North East, North West, Shetland and West of Kintyre scallop stocks, with catch data presented for the Clyde, Irish Sea and Orkney. The report also provides background information on Scottish fisheries for scallops, a description of the current management and regulatory framework. Associated data are presented for download.