Marine Scotland

The Marine Scotland Directorate (Scottish Gaelic: Cùisean Mara na h-Alba) is a directorate of the Scottish Government. Marine Scotland manages Scotland's seas and freshwater fisheries along with delivery partners NatureScot and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency.[4]

Marine Scotland Directorate
Directorate overview
Formed1 April 2009 (2009-04-01)
Preceding agencies
JurisdictionScotland and Scottish waters
HeadquartersVictoria Quay, Leith, Edinburgh
Employees700 (2016)
Annual budget£64.7 million (2019-2020)[1]
Ministers responsible
Directorate executives
  • Roy Brannen (interim)[2], Director-General Net Zero[3]
  • Annabel Turpie, Director of Marine Scotland[3]
Parent departmentNet Zero Directorates
WebsiteMarine Scotland

Marine Scotland provides management and research of devolved responsibilities such as:

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