Enhancing sustainable fisheries management - Remote Electronic Monitoring


This consultation sets out our overview of Remote Electronic Monitoring (REM) and its application across the fishing fleet. The consultation seeks views on the rollout of REM to the scallop and pelagic fleet segments, and initial views on REM applied across other sections of the fleet. 

Read the consultation paper.

Why your views matter

The publication of this consultation paper seeks to gather views on REM as a fundamental part of delivering sustainable and responsible fisheries management under our Fisheries Management Strategy. We are seeking a wide variety of stakeholder views of the proposals we are setting out in order to inform delivery.

What happens next

Your response to the consultation paper will help shape the development of the Remote Electronic Monitoring. We aim to publish a responses summary after the conclusion of the consultation, highlighting any key trends to be considered. 

Enhancing sustainable fisheries management - Remote Electronic Monitoring - Scottish Government - Citizen Space (consult.gov.scot)


Our Aim

The Regional Inshore Fisheries Groups (RIFGs) aim to improve the management of inshore fisheries in the 0-12 nautical mile zone of Scottish waters, and to give commercial inshore fishermen a strong voice in wider marine management developments.

Scottish Regional Inshore Fisheries Groups