The 5th Symposium of the Scottish Marine Energy Research Programme (ScotMER), organized by Marine Scotland, presented recent research on seabirds, fish and fisheries, marine mammals, diadromous fish, ecosystem level research and socioeconomics, in relation to offshore renewable developments in Scotland.
The Marine Mammals session featured the following presentations:
- Dynamic Energy Budgets of Marine Mammals (Cormac Booth, SMRU Consulting)
- Habitat Preference and Distribution of Seals (Debbie Russell, University of St Andrews)
- Tracking Seals Around Tidal Turbines (Gordon Hastie, University of St Andrews)
- ECOMMAS & COMPASS (Jack Lucas, Susanna Quer, Evelyn Philpott & Monika Kosecka, Marine Scotland Science)