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.Learn More
SSMO are currently consulting on having a seasonal Buckie fishery. If any licensed member has not yet received their consultation paper then please get in touch with the SSMO office.
These are the 2016 management arrangements for the 10m and under mackerel fisheries.