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We manage and regulate the fisheries for shellfish within Shetland’s six mile limit, through the issue of licences and the implementation of regulations and other measures, to ensure the long-term sustainability of these fisheries. SSMO promotes the recovery of shellfish stocks through stock enhancement and other management measures.

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  • SNH consultations on SPAs

    SNH are holding a series of meetings to discuss the proposed SPAs around the coast of Scotland.
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  • Redeployment of meter at Dury Voe

    The Scottish Sea Farms meter at Dury Voe has been redeployed. Please see below for the new positions:Meter was deployed on the seabed at 60 deg 20.539’N, 01 deg 08.609’W with the recovery anchor and buoy at about 100m west at 60 deg 20.539’N, 1 deg 08.609’W. These are approx. 300m west of the previous deployment. It is anticipated that they will be in the water until the 18 August 2016.
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Safety at Sea

General information for fisherman on keeping safe at sea

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Members Vessels

Learn more about the various boats used by members of the SSMO.

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