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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.
www.cefas.defra.gov.uk

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.
www.defra.gov.uk  
 
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.
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/maritimeaffairs_fisheries/index_en.htm 

European Parliament
Official website of European Parliament
www.europarl.europa.eu/en/
 
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.
www.fao.org    
 

Fish Industry Training Association (Highlands & Islands) Ltd. (FITA)
Seafish Approved Training Provider with Seafish Approved Trainers and Courses.
www.fita.info/index.htm


Fishing for the Truth
The website - www.fishingforthetruth.co.uk - 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.
www.fishingforthe truth.co.uk


FishSAFE
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.
www.fishsafe.eu   
 
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.
www.food.gov.uk   
 
International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES)
ICES is the organisation that coordinates and promotes marine research in the North Atlantic.
www.ices.dk   
 
KIMO
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.
www.kimointernational.org   

Kingfisher Information Service - Cable Awareness
Project aimed at improving both safety for fishermen and protection of submarine cables.
www.kisca.org.uk
 
Kingfisher Yellow Card
Provision of positions of suspended wellheads.
http://www.seafish.org/fishermen/kingfisher/yellow-card

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.
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/marine/science
 
MCA
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.
www.mcga.gov.uk    

NAFC Marine Centre
Fishers' North Sea Stock Survey Reports.
www.nsss.eu 

 National Federation of Fishermen`s Organisations (NFFO)
The NFFO is the main representative body for fishermen in England and Wales.
www.nffo.org.uk
 
North East Fishermen's Training Association (NEFTA)
Facilitating multi-disciplinary training for fishermen working on a diverse and modern fleet of vessels.
www.nefta.info   
 
North Sea Comission 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.
www.northsea.org   
 
NS RAC
The aim of the NSRAC is to work towards integrated and sustainable management of fisheries in the wider context of the sustainability of the marine environment.
www.nsrac.org  

NWWRAC
The principal aim of the NWWRAC 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.
www.nwwrac.org/About_NWWRAC
 
Oil and gas surface and subsea obstructions
Information and charts on surface and subsea oiland gas related installations for the UK continental shelf area.harts which show all the surface and subsea oil and gas related installations for the UK continental shelf area.
www.seafish.org/fishermen/kingfisher   
 
Oil and Gas UK
The trade association for the UK offshore industry
www.oilandgasuk.co.uk  

Pelagic RAC
The Pelagic RAC 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.
www.pelagic-rac.org
 
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.
www.scotland.gov.uk
 
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.
www.snh.gov.uk   
 
Scottish Parliament
The official website of the Scottish Parliament.
www.scottish.parliament.uk   
 
Scottish White Fish Producers' Association
Scottish White Fish Producers' Association website.
www.swfpa.com

Seafish
The Sea Fish Industry Authority (Seafish) works across all sectors of the UK seafood industry to promote good quality, sustainable seafood.
www.seafish.org.uk    
 
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.
www.seafoodscotland.org   
 
Seas At Risk
An independant federation of environmental organisations for the protection of the marine environment.
www.seas-at-risk.org   
 
Shipping Forcast
Up-to-date shipping forecasts for around the British Isles.
www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/marine/shipping_forecast.html#All~All
 
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.
www.ukfltc.com   
 
WWF UK
WWF-UK works on both global and local environmental issues.
www.wwf.org.uk   
 
 

Latest News

21st November 2014

Agreement has been reached on catching opportunities for north-east Atlantic mackerel for 2015 following negotiations between the EU, Norway and the Faroes.

Under the agreement, which follows scientific advice from the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea that is underpinned by the precautionary principle, a total allowable catch of 1,054,000 tonnes has been set, which will give the UK a quota of 245,363 tonnes.

Fishing for the Truth

Fishing for the Truth

The SFF website dedicated to providing factual information on Scottish fisheries.