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Scottish Fisheries Co-ordination Centre (SFCC)

The SFCC was established in 1997 as an association of Fisheries Trusts, Scottish Government, SEPA, SNH and others interested in evidence based management of freshwater fish and fisheries in Scotland. 

In 2017 SFCC became a committee of Fisheries Management Scotland, while maintaining a distinct membership and funding stream.


SFCC Aims:

1.      Develop sampling protocols

2.      Co-ordinate data storage

3.      Facilitate data sharing

4.      Provide training courses

5.      Promote discussion of evidence based fisheries management

6.      Facilitate cross-Scotland projects


Vacancy - Beauly District Salmon Fishery Board

20 Oct 2020

Fisheries Officer/Bailiff Beauly District Fishery Board
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4 Dec 2019

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SFCC Biologists' Meeting

31 Jan 2019

February 4th & 5th 2019 - Faskally House, By Pitlochry
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30 Nov 2018

Partnership Delivery of Prioritised Salmon Habitat Restoration in the Galloway River Catchments
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Wild Fisheries Web Map

Some features of this map are based on digital spatial data licensed from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, © NERC. Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right [2015]. Rivers displayed are streamed from the CEH 1:50K Digital Rivers Network Web Map Service (2015). The barriers to fish migration and Water Framework Directive Classification layers are streamed from the SEWEB (SEPA) Web Map Service.

River Habitat Survey (RHS) locations are provided with thanks to Marc Naura.

Presence/absence data from the European Eel Management Plan is derived from DEFRA (2010), with thanks to Jason Godfrey.

Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE) Fish Counter locations are made available by Alistair Stephen.

All fish data is stored within the Scottish Fisheries Co-ordination Centre (SFCC) database, and is collected and owned by the following SFCC member Fisheries Trusts:

Argyll Fisheries Trust
Ayrshire Rivers Trust
Clyde River Foundation
Cromarty Firth Fisheries Trust
Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Trust
Esk Rivers & Fisheries Trust
Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Fisheries Trust
Galloway Fisheries Trust
Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries Trust
Loch Lomond Fisheries Trust
Lochaber Fisheries Trust
Ness and Beauly Fisheries Trust
Nith Catchment Fishery Trust
Outer Hebrides Fisheries Trust
River Dee Trust
River Don Trust
River Forth Fisheries Trust
River Naver Fisheries
The Spey Foundation
The Tay Foundation
The River Annan Trust
The Tweed Foundation
West Sutherland Fisheries Trust
Wester Ross Fisheries Trust

All data is collected and owned by the Fisheries Trusts as listed above who are members of the Scottish Fisheries Co-ordination Centre. All data may not be replicated, cited, copied or utilised without prior written permission from the Scottish Fisheries Co-ordination Centre, and the respective Fisheries Trust data owners.

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