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Scotland's Marine Atlas

Scotland's Marine Atlas is a colourful journey through Scotland's seas.

It's the first full-colour marine atlas about Scotland's seas that has ever been produced and it provides in-depth information about different aspects of Scotland's seas, an overall assessment of the current condition of the seas and consideration of future priorities.

To help you navigate through the map and to give you more information, the following supporting information is available:

Read the Atlas

Scotland's Marine Atlas coverFind out more about:

  • Marine litter and what you can do to prevent it
  • Creatures that live in the seas
  • What Scotland's seas are used for
  • The effects of climate change on Scotland's seas

...and much more