The UK fishing industry is in danger of ending up with nothing left to catch if steps are not taken to enforce a ban on discards at sea, peers have warned.
Hopes have been raised for the future of the north's fishing industry after large shoals of herring were filmed spawning off the north-west coast.
The Brexit Under-secretary visited Peterhead Fish Market yesterday to help him understand what the industry wants from negotiations, as Britain prepares to leave the EU.
The Secretary of State for Scotland yesterday visited the north-east to pledge £16 million for the Scottish fishing industry and propose the fight for fishing rights be enshrined in law - but his words failed to convince the region's fisherman.
The UK’s largest annual fishing industry showcase returns to the north-east in May, with exhibitors from at least 18 countries already signed up to take part.
Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) is moving ahead with the latest phase of its plans to develop a new hub for the islands' booming fishing industry.
Generations of fishermen gathered in a coastal Moray village yesterday to discuss tough times ahead for the industry and to reflect on past glories.
Scottish seafood exports helped drive overseas sales for the UK-wide industry to record levels during 2014, new figures show.
A permanent memorial to commemorate Aberdeen's fishing industry could soon be erected in the city under plans led by the council.
A Fraserburgh councillor has called for a major change in the way fishing quotas are designated, saying that they are hampering new fishermen breaking into the industry.
The UK and Scottish governments will today unveil joint plans to open up lucrative new fish markets to north and north-east trawlermen affected by Russian sanctions.