Underwater heritage is as important to identify, investigate and protect as our heritage on land.
Learn about Scotland's underwater heritage, which can include wrecks, harbours and remains of human settlements.
Search for Scotland's marine heritage, either on a map or by keyword.
How we designate Marine Protected Areas, from nomination to consultation.
Find out how to nominate a new Marine Protected Area, or request a review of an existing area.
Learn more about each Historic Marine Protected Area, including maps, preservation objectives, and advice.
Anyone can help to record and conserve our underwater heritage.
Find out about Scapa Flow in Orkney and how we're protecting the wrecks of the German High Seas Fleet.