Research, Journals & Institutes:

Aberdeen Research Consortium (ARC) An alliance of universities and research institutes in the Aberdeen area which co-ordinates research activities of its members.
Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (Cefas) UK’s largest applied marine science centre
FishBase a relational database with detailed information on practically all fish species known to science.
Fisheries Research Services  or Marine Scotland: Science. Aims to provide the Scottish Ministers with expert scientific and technical advice on marine and freshwater fisheries, on aquaculture and on the protection of the aquatic environment and its wildlife.
Fisheries Research Journal
Fisheries FAQ's FAQ's answered courtesy of Woods Hole oceanographic institute. Questions also on sharks and salmon.
Fisheries Oceanography Journal
ICES (International Council for the Exploration of the Sea) Co-ordinates and promotes marine research on oceanography, the marine environment, the marine ecosystem, and on living marine resources in the North Atlantic.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture
Joint Nature Conservation Council (JNCC) The statutory adviser to the Government on UK and international nature conservation.
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology Scotland (MASTS) Encourage collaboration between researchers and resources from nine institutions from Scotland and are helping to establish a Scottish strategy for marine science.
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Lead in providing independent research and training in the environmental sciences.
Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) One of the UK's leading marine science research organisations
Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) Provides research into the biology of marine mammals.
The Marine Life Information Network (MarLIN) Information for marine environmental management, protection and education including species, habitats and sensitivity assessments.
US Fish & Wildlife Service Homepage of this service. It details staff members and their work. There is a search engine for this site located here.