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.
UK Fishing Minister George Eustice has insisted there is no chance of fishing rights being traded away in Brexit negotiations with the European Union.
A bumper £47million bonus for Scotland’s fishing fleet has arrived in time for Christmas after two days of quota talks in Brussels.
Scotland’s fishing industry will benefit from deals expected to deliver additional catch opportunities worth around £45million following annual quota talks in Brussels.
Growing confidence in the future of Scottish fishing has led to a £250million investment in new boats.
Scottish marine scientists have secured up to £1.73million of funding to develop a new system for collecting and analysing data from the inshore fishing fleet.
Scottish fishers have played a key role in new rules to curb deep-sea trawling, an industry chief said yesterday.
Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill has shown “willingness” to help tackle fishing crew shortages off the west coast, Western Isles MP Angus MacNeil said yesterday.
Scottish fishing industry representatives are meeting Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill today to discuss crew shortages off the west coast amid growing fears about a tightening-up of the rules for migrant workers.
In my 40 years in the industry, I have never seen so much optimism and positivity in fishing as we are currently enjoying.
Peterhead Port Authority (PPA) bosses are toasting a record-breaking year, with success achieved on many fronts.
Bertie Armstrong, Scottish Fisherman's Association chief executive, writes for The P&J.
Tavish Scott gives his views on the Brussels fishing charade.
Scottish fishing interests are at the heart of crunch talks which get under way today between a Brexit-bound UK and the rest of the European Union.
Fergus Ewing speaks to The P&J about this week's fishing talks.
Scottish fishing interests need as much protection as Britain’s financial services and car manufacturing sectors following the Brexit vote, Fisheries Minister Fergus Ewing said yesterday.
Peterhead fish market has set a new record for the number of boxes it handles in a week for a second successive month.