Deep Blue – Healthy and Biologically Diverse Seas

Deep Blue – Healthy and Biologically Diverse Seas
1. How many marine plant and animal species are found in Scotland’s seas?
2. How many sea birds and species of seabird will you find around Scotland’s
3. List : 3 molluscs and 3 crustaceans.
4. Which 2 categories of fish live in Scottish waters? Give an example of each.
5. What has Hampden Park to do with the sea?
6. Where is our nearest area of ‘Marine Special area of Conservation?
7. What are the two types of seal found around the Scottish Coast?
Deep Blue – The Scottish Scene
1. List the physical features that make up Scotland’s Coast.
2. Describe the types of Wildlife found around Scotland’s Coast.
3. What percentage of Scotland’s population lives within 1km of the sea?
4. Generally, what is the depth of the water around Scotland’s Coast?
5. How is the warmer, saltier water of the Gulf of Mexico carried to Scotland’s
Deep Blue – Climate Change
1. Describe the changes that could occur in Scotland’s seas as a result of Climate
2. What effect has industry had on Scotland’s seas since 1750 and which
chemical has been involved in this change?
3. List the main problems for fish and mammals of Climate Change.
Deep Blue – Clean and Safe Seas
1. How does most litter get into the sea?
2. Why and how is radioactivity monitored near Dounreay and Torness?
3. Where do contaminants in the sea come from and what impact do they have?
4. What organisation looks after our beaches?
5. How can we ensure that our seas are cleaner in the future?
Deep Blue – Productive Seas
1. List 4 things the sea is used for or provides.
2. By 2020 how much of Scotland’s energy should be produced by renewable
3. Which 3 types of renewable power can be produced on or by the sea?
4. Why are telecommunications cables placed on the sea bed?
5. Which types of fish are generally caught by Scottish vessels?
6. Who controls how much fish can be caught?
7. In 2009, how much fish was caught and how much was it worth?