Peer-reviewed Publications & Reports

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Shelmerdine R. L. and Mouat B. (In Press); Mapping fisheries and habitats in the North and East Coast RIFG area.  NAFC Marine Centre report, 69 pp.

Fraser, S., Shelmerdine, R. L., and Mouat, B. (2018); Razor clam biology, ecology, stock assessment, and exploitation: a review of Ensis spp. in Wales.  NAFC Marine Centre report for the Welsh Government.  Contract number C243/2012/2013, 62 pp.

Shelmerdine R. L. and Mouat B. (2018); Mapping features to the southeast of the Papa Stour SAC.  NAFC Marine Centre report, 45 pp.

Batts L., Shucksmith R. J., Shelmerdine R. L., Macdonald P., and Mouat B. (2017); Scotland's fishing industry - guidance for decision makers and developers.  Report for Fisheries Innovation Scotland, project FIS014. 21 pp.

Batts L., Shucksmith R. J., Shelmerdine R. L., Macdonald P., and Mouat B. (2017); Understanding and influencing the marine management and development processes - best practice guidance for fishers.  Report for Fisheries Innovation Scotland, project FIS014. 11 pp.

Gee K., Kannen A., Adlam R., Brooks C., Chapman M., Cormier R., Fischer C., Fletcher S., Gubbins M., Shucksmith R., and Shellock R. (2017); Identifying culturally significant areas for marine spatial planning.  Ocean & Coastal Management 136: 139-147.

Shelmerdine R. L., Cowing A. L.., and Shucksmith R. J. (2017); Head of Lera Voe.  LNCS extended site statement.  NAFC Marine Centre report for Shetland Islands Council, 8 pp.

Shelmerdine R. L., Mouat, B., and Shucksmith R. J. (2017); The most northerly record of feral Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793) in the British Isles.  BioInvasions Records 6(1): 57-60.

Shelmerdine R. L., Shucksmith R. J., and Mouat, B. (2017); Fisheries management in the context of shared seas.  Report for Fisheries Innovation Scotland, project FIS014. Pp. 55.

Collin S. B., Tweddle J. F., and Shucksmith R. (2015); Rapid assessment of marine non-native species in the Shetland Islands, ScotlandBioinvasions Records 4(3): 147-155.

Shelmerdine R. L. (2015); Teasing out the detail: how our understanding of marine AIS data can better inform industries, developments, and planning.  Marine Policy 54: 17-25.

Shelmerdine R. L. and Leslie B. (2015); A multidisciplinary approach to the collection and use of VMS data from an inshore scallop fishery.  Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 6(13):1-27.

Shelmerdine R. L. and Shucksmith R. (2015); Understanding the effect of scale and resolution on predictive habitat maps.  ICES Annual Science Conference ICES CM 2015/N:10.

Shucksmith R. and Shelmerdine R. L. (2015); A risk based approach to non-native species management and biosecurity planning.  Marine Policy 59: 32-43.

Kelly C., Gray L., Shucksmith R., and Tweddle J. F. (2014); Investigating options on how to address cumulative impacts in marine spatial planning.  Oceans & Coastal Management 102: 139-148.

Kelly C., Gray L., Shucksmith R., and Tweddle J. F. (2014); Review and evaluation of marine spatial planning in the Shetland Islands.  Marine Policy 46: 152-160.

Shelmerdine R. L., Stone D., Leslie B., and Robinson M. (2014); Implications of defining fisheries closed areas based on predicted habitats in Shetland: a proactive and precautionary approach.  Marine Policy 43:184-199.

Shucksmith R. and Kelly C. (2014); Data collection and mapping- principles, processes and application in marine spatial planning.  Marine Policy 50: 27-33.

Shucksmith R., Gray L., Kelly C., and Tweddle J. F. (2014); Regional Marine Spatial Planning- the data collection and mapping process.  Marine Policy 50: 1-9.

Tweddle J. F., Gray L., Kelly C., and Shucksmith R. (2014); Developing Regional Locational Guidance for wave and tidal energy in the Shetland Islands.  Marine Policy 50: 53-66.

Shelmerdine R. L., Robinson M., Johnson A., Leslie B., Stone D., and Tait L. (2013); Assessment of the appropriateness of areas closed to protect priority marine features from scallop dredging around Shetland.  NAFC Marine Centre Report, 166 pp.

Shelmerdine R. L. and Leslie B. (2009); Restocking of the native oyster, Ostrea edulis, in Shetland: habitat identification study.  Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 396.