Welcome to our reading room – feel free to settle back and enjoy the books, papers and new releases as they come in. Many are ‘first editions’ and all are extremely valuable. To view any book, just click on its ‘link’.
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2013 Easter Newsletter – Update on activities.
2011-2012 Annual Report – Presented at the AGM.
July 2012 Newsletter – Update on activities.
Marine Renewables – Windfarms.
2010-2011 Annual Review – Presented at the AGM.
July 2011 newsletter – Update on activities.
Protect & Enhance – Paper presented to RSA strategy group.
Angling over time – Paper presented to RSA strategy group.
2010 Annual Review – Presented at the AGM.
2010 Mid-Summer Newsletter – with a focus on Sharkatag.
2009 Annual Review – Presented at the AGM.
2009 Sharkatag – Exit Survey.
2008 Annual Review – Presented at the AGM.
2008 Autumn Newsletter – Update on activities.
Angling Regeneration Centre – A proposal.
Studies and responses
Luce Bay Management Consultation – Response to RFI.
2010 SMR – Response to Scottish Marine Region RFI.
EU CPOA – Input to plan of action for sharks.
2010 Offshore wind power – Supplementary response to RFI.
2010 Offshore wind power – Initial response to RFI.
SISP Report – Surveying fish populations.
Scottish Marine Bill – Written evidence.
Scottish Marine Bill – Verbal evidence to Committee.
Tope Special Instrument – Input to renewal.
Economic study pt1 – Detailed results of RSA study.
Economic study pt2 – Summary of RSA study.
Sharkatag 2009 economics – Feedback from anglers.
2009 Clyde SSMEI – Input to the draft spatial plan.
2008 Thorburn MSc Summary- Summary of common skate MSc project.
2008 Defra RSA Strategy- SSACN Response.
2008 Defra RSA Strategy- Summary of responses.
Other papers of interest
2013 8 May RACCEC – Evidence session.
2013 1 May RACCEC – Evidence session.
Defra Sea Angling Steering Group – Update
Spatial Heterogeneity in Fishing Creates de facto Refugia for Endangered Celtic Sea Elasmobranchs – Samuel Shephard, Hans Gerritsen, Michel J. Kaiser, David G. Reid
Ecological Meltdown in the Firth of Clyde - Thurstan, Roberts
SSTP Information Sheet – A5 Flyer
SSTP Progress Report – Summer 2012.
2012 Event Handbook – Warning 5MB.
SSTP Phase II – Final Report.
SSTP Progress Report – December 2011.
2011 Spurdog Tagathon – Post Event Newsletter.
2011 Spurdog Tagathon – Welcome pack.
2010 Spurdog Tagathon – Post Event Newsletter.
SSTP Progress Report – December 2010.
Shark Trust Interview – December 2010.
SSTP Progress Report – 2010.
2008 Spurdog Tagathon – Post Event Newsletter.
Tagging Card – capture required SSTP data.
Guides and papers
GFAC – Give Fish A Chance sizes.
Plastic Dart Tagging – Guidelines.
Tope – Code of Best Practice
Spurdog – Code of Best Practice
Common Skate – Code of Best Practice
Small Shark – Handling guidelines.
SSTP recommended – minimum tagging sizes.
Scottish sharks – SSTP shark ID card.
SFPA Skate Advice – Guidelines.
Guide to the Scottish MPA process
Scottish Government MPA FAQ paper
Final MPA Guidelines (SNH)
MPA Proposal – Firth of Lorn
MPA Proposal – Loch Etive
MPA Proposal – Loch Sunart
MPA Proposal – Luce Bay
MPA Proposal – Sound of Jura
MPA Proposal – Sound of Mull
Scottish Government web page Update on MPA progress
2011 Think again – We asked a number of people across a broad range of interests to select any aspect of the state of Scotland’s marine environment, fish stocks, sea angling or conservation and give us their views.
Changes in the Clyde – This series builds up a picture of the Clyde and the changes that have come about, it is hoped that some sense can be made of the scale of transformation that has occurred.
2007 Lifelines Event in Holyrood – SSACN made a presentation tp MSPs and a number of other organisations. The documents are ‘information only’ having been superseded.