This project prepared sensitivity assessments for 34 Scottish fish species of conservation interest against a list of 35 standardised marine anthropogenic pressures, suitable for inclusion within NatureScot’s online Feature Activity Sensitivity Tool (FeAST). A series of systematic literature reviews were undertaken to determine and categorise a species’ Tolerance and Recovery rate to the pressures concerned, generating an overall sensitivity score in a manner that was consistent with the existing FeAST methodology. Overall, this project is part of a wider program of work being undertaken by NatureScot to incorporate sensitivity assessments for a broad range of nature conservation features in Scottish seas, including Priority Marine Features (PMFs) and protected species and habitats within all Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). 

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