Fishing in the Firth of Clyde

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Fishing in the Firth of Clyde

  1. 1. Oceans on the Edge: Fishing in the Firth Of Clyde Textbook Pages 109-111
  2. 4. <ul><li>40,000 animal species including: </li></ul><ul><li>Seals </li></ul><ul><li>Dolphin </li></ul><ul><li>Killer whale </li></ul><ul><li>Leatherback turtle </li></ul><ul><li>Basking Shark </li></ul>
  3. 5. Pressures
  4. 6. Seaweed harvesting
  5. 7. Tourism and boating
  6. 8. Commercial Cod fishing
  7. 9. Submarine Testing
  8. 10. Sewage
  9. 11. Scallop Fishing in Lamash bay Dredging for Scallops Maerl smashed by dredging Scallops in restaurant (expensive!)
  10. 12. Changes in Fish Species <ul><li>Cod and whiting show declines in catches of over 99%, and haddock over 95%. These fisheries have now collapsed, and now are commercially extinct. </li></ul>
  11. 16. 1,400 local Scuba divers formed the Organisation COAST (Community of Arran Seabed Trust) which helped the setting up of no-take zones in Lamlesh Bay.
  12. 19. The Aims Of COAST <ul><li>Improve the Marine Environment and reverse the Maerl and Fish decline </li></ul><ul><li>Sustain the livelihood of people dependant on tourism, as well as fishing </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the popularity of the area as a diving and tourist destination </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.guardian.co.uk/theobserver/video/2008/jun/05/ethicalawards.conservation </li></ul>
  13. 20. Why has the No Take Zone Caused Conflict? <ul><li>Which stakeholders agree with the NTZ? </li></ul><ul><li>Which stakeholders disagree with the NTZ? </li></ul>
  14. 21. Why is the COAST Project Sustainable? Environmental Social Economic

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