Membership Benefits

SFCC provides a valued service to its members including:

Regular Communication

  • ​Monthly news updates together with the Fisheries Management Scotland news update

Training

  • Discounted rates on training courses
  • Bespoke fisheries data collection training programme (see training page)
  • Access to online /e-learning programmes in computer mapping (GIS) and scale reading
  • Phone and email-based mapping support

Electro-fishing Database Provision

  • Unlimited use of our online database which holds over 30,000 electrofishing surveys
  • Telephone, online and video tutorial support
  • Secure storage
  • Automated fish density calculations
  • Automated PDF report generation and spreadsheet exporting

Computer Mapping  Data Supply
SFCC also facilitates access to a range of datasets relevant to the fisheries environment including:

  • Rivers, lochs and catchments
  • Aerial Imagery
  • Digital Terrain Model
  • Landcover and landuse
  • Geology
  • Habitat Map of Scotland

Access to adopted SFCC data collection protocols

  • Introductory electro-fishing training
  • Team leader electro-fishing training
  • Habitat survey training
  • Access to further research protocols adopted by SFCC

Added value of membership