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BBC Landward featuring SFF
BBC Landward programme featuring SFF 18 February 2010
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Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
CEFAS is an internationally renowned scientific research and advisory centre working in fisheries management, environmental protection and aquaculture.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
DEFRA works for the essentials of life - food, air, land, water, people, animals and plants. Our remit is the pursuit of sustainable development - weaving together economic, social and environmental concerns. Fish stocks are national and international resources that have to be husbanded carefully.

European Commission: Fisheries Directorate General
The mission of the directorate-general for Fisheries is to manage the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) in order to provide the basis for sustainable fisheries within and beyond Community waters, taking into account environmental, economic and social aspects and applying good governance principles.

European Parliament
Official website of European Parliament

Fisheries and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)
The Fishery Industries Division (FII) of FAO is concerned with the development of fisheries technology, information, policy and strategies for FAO Members.

Fish Industry Training Association (Highlands & Islands) Ltd. (FITA)
Seafish Approved Training Provider with Seafish Approved Trainers and Courses.

Fishing for the Truth
The website - - intends to provide a factual information resource on fishing that amongst other things will highlight the increasing size of the majority of our stocks in the north-east Atlantic and the numerous conservation initiatives undertaken by the industry in recent years that has heralded this remarkable recovery.

FLTC Services Limited and their FishSAFE web site help fishermen to fish safely in UK waters and provide detailed information in five languages about oil and gas related surface and subsea structures.

Food Standards Agency
The Food Standards Agency is an independent food safety watchdog set up by an Act of Parliament in 2000 to protect the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food.

International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES)
ICES is the organisation that coordinates and promotes marine research in the North Atlantic.

KIMO, the Local Authorities International Environmental Organisation, was launched in 1990 by local authorities in Scotland, Norway and Denmark to address mutual concerns over increasing levels of pollution within the North Sea.

Kingfisher Information Service - Cable Awareness
Project aimed at improving both safety for fishermen and protection of submarine cables.

Kingfisher Yellow Card
Provision of positions of suspended wellheads.

Marine Scotland Science - Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen
Marine Scotland Science - Marine Laboratory provides expert scientific and technical advice to Government on marine and freshwater fisheries, aquaculture and the protection of the aquatic environment.

Maritime and Coastguard Agencies. The Maritime & Coastguard Agency's primary role is to develop, promote and enforce high standards of marine safety. Safer lives, safer ships, cleaner seas.

NAFC Marine Centre
Fishers' North Sea Stock Survey Reports.

National Federation of Fishermen`s Organisations (NFFO)
The NFFO is the main representative body for fishermen in England and Wales.

North East Fishermen's Training Association (NEFTA)
Facilitating multi-disciplinary training for fishermen working on a diverse and modern fleet of vessels.

North Sea Commission Fisheries Partnership
The NSC Fisheries Partnership promotes integrated and sustainable management of shared fish stocks in the North Sea through the co-operation of fishers, scientists, managers and other stakeholders.

The aim of the NS AC is to work towards integrated and sustainable management of fisheries in the wider context of the sustainability of the marine environment.

The principal aim of the NWW AC is to bring together stakeholders from across Europe, to advise the Commission on matters of fisheries management in respect of the North Western Waters - ICES areas Vb (EC waters), VI, VII.

Oil and gas surface and subsea obstructions
Information and charts on surface and subsea oil and gas related installations for the UK continental shelf area charts which show all the surface and subsea oil and gas related installations for the UK continental shelf area.

Oil and Gas UK
The trade association for the UK offshore industry

Pelagic AC
The Pelagic AC prepares and provides advice on the management of pelagic fish stocks on behalf of the fisheries sector and other stakeholders. It covers the pelagic stocks of all the areas, excluding the stocks in the Baltic Sea and Mediterranean Sea.

Scottish Government - Marine Scotland
Marine Scotland is responsible for advising Ministers on policy relating to agriculture, rural development, food, the environment and fisheries, and for ensuring the implementation of those policies in Scotland.

Scottish Fisheries Museum
Situated in a wonderful collection of historic buildings on the harbour of a small and beautiful fishing port, we are a charitable trust which has become a national institution with an international reputation.

Scottish Natural Heritage
Our task is to secure the conservation and enhancement of Scotland's unique and precious natural heritage - the wildlife, the habitats and the landscapes which have evolved in Scotland through the long partnership between people and nature.

Scottish Parliament
The official website of the Scottish Parliament.

Scottish White Fish Producers' Association
Scottish White Fish Producers' Association website.


The Sea Fish Industry Authority (Seafish) works across all sectors of the UK seafood industry to promote good quality, sustainable seafood.

Seafood Scotland
Seafood Scotland is a trade organisation established in 1999 by the main representatives of the Scottish seafood industry to promote, market and develop Scottish seafood with the aim of improving the value return to industry.

Seas At Risk
An independent federation of environmental organisations for the protection of the marine environment.

Shipping Forecast
Up-to-date shipping forecasts for around the British Isles.

U.K. Fisheries Offshore Oil and Gas Legacy Trust Fund Limited
U.K. Fisheries Offshore Oil and Gas Legacy Trust Fund Limited is a joint venture between SFF, NFFO and Oil and Gas UK Limited its primary objective being to promote or supply information systems and devices to help mariners in relation to oil and gas surface and sub sea structures in UK waters.

WWF-UK works on both global and local environmental issues.


Latest News

25th April 2016

Ross Dougal, the President of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation, has been appointed as a Trustee of the Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther.

David Corner, Chairman of the Scottish Fisheries Museum, welcomed the appointment and said it would reinforce the already strong relationship the museum enjoys with the modern day fishing industry.

Fishing for the Truth

Fishing for the Truth