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Please read this Participant Information relating to the Seas of the Outer Hebrides project community survey. 

We are using this survey to gain insight into the range of issues that are important to communities of the Outer Hebrides to do with the seas around the islands, their management and conservation. We would also like to better understand how communities feel about the islands' Marine Protected Areas. Marine Protected Areas are designated to protect our nationally important animals and plants and their habitats.

Your participation in this survey is entirely voluntary. You may decide to stop taking part without explanation at any time by closing your browser window, and any data supplied up to that point will be withdrawn and destroyed.

All responses to the survey are anonymous, and we will gather the views received and publish results on the MarPAMM website at: You are invited to give one set of survey answers, and provide any further comment or feedback as you wish.

Thank you for taking the time to read this Participant Information. If you have any further questions or require any further information, please ask before the survey begins by contacting

This investigation was granted ethical approval by the University of Highlands and Islands Research Ethics Committee on the 21st February 2020.