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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics, 2008

DescriptionThe publication contains data on landings of fish by Scottish based vessels, the structure of the Scottish fishing fleet, numbers of fishermen employed in Scotland, UK quota uptake and effort uptake by the Scottish fleet.
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Official Print Publication DateSeptember 2009
Website Publication DateSeptember 16, 2009

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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

Contents

Vessels

Overview of the Scottish Fishing Fleet
Table 1. Active Scottish based vessels, power, by overall length group, 31st December 1998 to 2008
Chart 1. Landings by Scottish based vessels, 1998 to 2008
Chart 2. Active Scottish based vessels, 1998 to 2008
Table 2. Active Scottish based vessels, tonnage and power by overall length group and age group, 31st December 2008
Chart 3. Scottish based vessels by type, 1998 to 2008
Table 3. Active Scottish based vessels: number, tonnage and power, by overall length group, 31st December 2008
Table 4. Active Scottish based vessels, by main fishing method, 31st December 1998 to 2008
Table 5. Active Scottish based vessels, by main fishing method and overall length group, 31st December 2008
Table 6. Active Scottish based vessels by base district and overall length group, 31st December 2008
Table 7. Changes to the Scottish based over 10 metres fleet , 31st December 2007 to 2008
Table 8a. Scottish based sea fishing licences by category, 31st December 2006 to 2008
Table 8b. Scottish based sea fishing licences, vessel capacity units by type of licence, 31st December 2008
Table 9. Scottish based over 10 metres sea fishing licences by category, 31st December 2007 to 2008
Table 10. Effort of regulated gears in the Cod Recovery Zone in kw days ('000) by Scottish based over 10 metres vessels by area and gear type, 2000 to 2008
Chart 4. Effort of selected regulated gears in the Cod Recovery Zone in kw days by Scottish based over 10 metres vessels in the North Sea and West Coast by gear type, 2000 to 2008

Employment

Table 11. Employment in sea fishing, and Scottish labour force, 2001 to 2008
Table 12. Value of sea fish landings into Scotland by Scottish based vessels; fishermen employed, by selected region, 2008
Table 13. Number of fishermen employed on Scottish based vessels, 2004 to 2008
Table 14. Number of fishermen employed by district and employment status, 2008
Chart 5. Number of fishermen employed on Scottish based vessels, 1968 to 2008

Landings

Overview of Catches and Landings
Map Figure 1: Volume landed by district, 2008; Figure 2: Value landed by district, 2008
Table 15. Total Allowable Catches, UK quotas and liveweight landed by UK vessels, 2004 to 2008
Chart 6. UK percentage uptake of main quota stocks, 2008
Table 16. Fixed quota units by sea area and country, 1st January, 2009
Table 17. Live weight and value of landings, by species type, 2004 to 2008
Table 18. Voyages and landings by Scottish based vessels by landing district, 2007 and 2008
Table 19. Liveweight and value of landings into the UK by UK vessels, by main species and country of landing, 2004 to 2008
Table 20. Liveweight and value of landings into Scotland by UK vessels, by main species, 2004 to 2008
Table 21. Liveweight and value of landings into Scottish ports by UK vessels, by landing district and species type, 2004 to 2008
Table 22. Disposal of sea fish landed into Scotland by UK vessels, 2004 to 2008
Table 23. Liveweight and value of landings into Scotland by UK vessels, by landing district and main species, 2008
Chart 7. Average prices of landings into Scotland by UK vessels, by species type, 1991 to 2008
Chart 8. Liveweight landings into Scotland by UK vessels by species type, 1968 to 2008
Chart 9. Average prices of landings into Scotland, by species type and month, 2008
Table 24. Liveweight and value of landings into Scotland by foreign vessels,by main species, 2004 to 2008
Table 25. Liveweight and value of landings into Scotland by foreign vessels,by country of origin, 2004 to 2008
Table 26. Liveweight and value of landings into Scotland by foreign vessels,by landing district, 2004 to 2008
Table 27. Liveweight and value of landings by Scottish based vessels, by main species, 2004 to 2008
Chart 10. Value of landings at 2008 prices per Scottish based over 10 metres vessel, by vessel type, 1999 to 2008
Table 28. Liveweight and value of landings abroad by Scottish based vessels, by country of landing, 2004 to 2008
Table 29. Liveweight and value of landings from specified ICES areas by Scottish based vessels, by main species, 2008
Table 30. Liveweight and value of landings by Scottish based vessels, by main species and overall vessel length group, 2008
Chart 11. Value of landings at 2008 prices by Scottish based vessels by species type, 1999 to 2008
Table 31. Liveweight and value of landings by Scottish based vessels, by main species and gear, 2008
Table 32. Key commercial quota stocks landed by Scottish based vessels, 2004 to 2008
Chart 12. Liveweight landings by Scottish based vessels by quarter, 2008

Annex 1 Map of port districts and ports in Scotland
Annex 2ICES fishing areas around the UK coastline

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland