Seafood industry body Seafish has urged more women to join the sector in the UK after a survey found evidence of gender bias.
The Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) said yesterday it welcomed the appointment of Michael Gove as the new secretary of state for the environment, food and rural affairs.
The first fishing boat to be built in Buckie for about 15 years has entered the water.
A retired north-east fishing skipper has warned the industry must “wake up” to what the fall-out from Brexit will mean for the Scottish fleet.
Caithness youngsters are getting to grips with examples of Scottish seafood at an educational roadshow taking place in Wick this week.
The Scottish Government is holding onto valuable mackerel quota while it gauges the success of voluntary efforts by fishers to help increase the amount of fish they land into the country’s ports.
The body that represents the largest number of scallop fishers in Scotland has welcomed new government measures to help protect King scallop stocks.
The Scottish Conservatives say fishing communities will “not be fooled" by SNP general-election candidates who try to keep them onside by signing a Brexit pledge.
Researchers at two Scottish universities have teamed up for a groundbreaking new study into the implications of Brexit for the country’s fishing industry.
A new report into the health of EU fish stocks has been hailed as proof that decades of industry self-sacrifice have restored fisheries to “greatness”..
North Sea herring has been given the thumbs up by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), the body behind a highly-prized certification scheme, amid an ongoing furore over haddock.
New industry figures show UK sales of British seafood, much of it from Scotland, grew at their highest rate for four years during the 2016 festive season.
A project aimed at saving lives at sea has distributed around 3,500 pieces of vital safety kit to Scottish fishers.
Scottish fishing chiefs took the opportunity in the final hours before the triggering of Article 50 to hammer home their demands for their sector to be wholly under UK control after Brexit.
The health of key Scottish fishing stocks is closely linked to the type and quality of the seabed, new research findings have confirmed.
North America’s largest seafood trade showcase has been hailed as a big success for the Scottish firms on a mission to grow their exports across the Atlantic.
Scottish fishing chief Mike Park has warned the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) it could face legal action over its controversial haddock claims.
Scottish fishing chiefs yesterday called for a conservation group to retract “false” claims about the state of North Sea and west coast haddock stocks.
Scotland’s favourite fish has taken a battering of a different kind in a conservation group’s new guide to seafood species to eat and avoid.
Scotland’s fishing fleet would be given new targets for landings into the country’s ports under plans being considered by the Scottish Government.
Nigel Farage will team up with former UK Government minister Owen Paterson for the launch of Fishing For Leave’s Brexit manifesto in London today.
The north-east has netted a £4million-plus boost to the economy in the latest round of EU and Scottish Government fisheries funding.
A fishing industry campaign group has warned there is a danger of foreign boats ending up with “back door” access to UK coastal waters unless a decades-old treaty is “denounced”.
Celebrity fisherman Jimmy Buchan has taken on a new role supporting the Scottish Seafood Association (SSA) and its 70-strong membership.
UK consumers have a growing appetite for Scottish seafood and any efforts to encourage this trend can only help the industry after Brexit, Seafish boss Marcus Coleman said yesterday.
Most of Scotland’s key fish stocks have increased in size in recent years, while levels of exploitation have fallen significantly, a new report says.
On-board cameras are “no more than a sideshow” to the more pressing challenge of implementing the ban on fish discards at sea, industry chiefs said yesterday.
Scots Tory MEP Ian Duncan, has called for an immediate halt to all work on the multi-annual North Sea fisheries plan.
Scottish fishing chiefs have called for an “urgent” review of Faroese access to EU waters amid growing fears of a unilateral quota grab by the Nordic island nation.
Scottish lobsters and crabs have been given extra protection under new conservation measures announced by the Scottish Government yesterday.
Russia’s ban on mackerel and other seafood imports from the European Union continued to hurt northern isles’ processor Shetland Catch in its last full trading year.
Shetland’s white-fish market has enjoyed its biggest yearly volumes in nearly three decades.