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Scottish Sea Fisheries - Distribution Maps of Fishing Effort and Quantity of Landings

Previously, the Marine Analytical Unit produced maps showing the spatial distribution of fishing effort by gear type and the quantity of sea fish caught in Scottish waters. These can be found here for years 2010 to 2012. There are also maps that display the change in fishing effort and change in the quantity landed since 2000 for 2010 and 2011.

The below maps will no longer be produced as now you can interactively view fishing distributions (among many other data sets) using the Interactive Marine Planning tool. This tool will be updated as and when new data is available.

To view fishing distributions, open the Interactive Marine Planning tool, select 'Productive', and then select 'Fishing'.