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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2016

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Table 1.1.c Quantity and value of landings by Scottish vessels into the whole of the UK, by main species1: 2012 to 2016

  Quantity (tonnes) Value (£'000)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Scottish vessels
Landings into the UK
Bass 38 27 1 3 2 221 223 8 16 15
Black scabbardfish 34 57 112 127 96 69 105 150 161 128
Blue Ling 48 217 305 383 287 70 307 327 466 328
Brill 10 11 11 14 15 40 52 45 51 55
Cod 10,604 10,538 10,716 11,294 12,867 20,924 20,795 21,608 22,201 26,997
Haddock 30,539 34,452 30,332 27,329 28,041 31,939 38,539 41,884 37,228 37,342
Hake 5,464 3,966 4,682 4,624 6,176 11,315 9,378 10,158 10,201 14,252
Lemon sole 576 739 626 653 756 1,459 2,016 1,982 2,259 2,834
Ling 3,646 3,291 3,311 3,441 4,016 5,118 4,475 4,072 4,411 5,839
Megrims 2,088 2,215 1,972 1,753 1,972 5,577 5,312 5,116 4,131 5,417
Monkfish 6,438 6,001 7,060 9,767 11,428 20,509 18,130 20,277 23,573 32,436
Plaice 957 1,708 1,269 1,547 2,033 779 1,322 974 1,093 2,015
Pollack 425 373 267 434 319 926 741 559 808 779
Red mullet 10 2 0 10 13 53 12 1 10 22
Saithe 9,895 10,468 8,071 7,912 7,687 10,248 8,719 7,210 6,804 7,846
Skates and rays 527 545 573 585 571 461 481 498 487 565
Sole 13 10 10 9 6 102 70 65 58 49
Turbot 57 61 66 74 71 417 463 492 548 541
Whiting 8,954 9,899 8,714 8,016 7,361 9,517 9,870 9,682 8,559 8,065
Wrasses 0 0 51 29 48 0 0 20 1,127 3,147
Other demersal 2,222 2,700 2,332 2,503 2,817 3,289 3,578 3,060 3,067 4,043
Total demersal 82,544 87,278 80,481 80,508 86,582 123,033 124,586 128,189 127,260 152,713
Blue whiting 6,301 8,165 9,687 12,150 11,908 1,732 1,818 1,266 1,994 2,352
Herring 31,844 28,923 31,298 32,076 33,093 15,711 10,910 8,541 11,341 21,664
Horse mackerel 1,248 588 763 694 6 681 333 445 484 3
Mackerel 61,973 74,213 120,539 87,362 96,095 58,177 66,203 98,945 55,507 82,157
Pilchards - - - - - - - - - -
Other pelagic 1,764 968 1,540 1,060 2,179 406 225 370 249 503
Total pelagic 103,129 112,858 163,828 133,343 143,281 76,706 79,491 109,566 69,575 106,680
Brown shrimps 1 0 0 0 0 16 2 1 5 5
Cockles 11 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0
Cuttlefish 160 154 56 287 412 274 275 110 542 1,365
Edible crabs 9,482 9,521 10,597 9,906 11,058 11,335 11,791 13,623 12,368 15,169
Lobsters 1,129 1,025 1,214 1,046 1,147 11,749 10,546 12,459 11,042 13,731
Nephrops 21,144 18,325 20,337 16,392 20,786 81,587 63,618 74,079 60,314 75,511
Patagonian squid - - - - - - - - - -
Queen scallops 12,518 9,764 6,878 8,972 8,257 4,996 4,867 3,180 5,007 6,330
Razor fish 820 859 422 321 373 2,333 2,985 1,559 1,471 1,850
Scallops 17,118 17,506 16,307 16,017 15,320 31,386 31,768 32,545 33,024 36,934
Squid 1,415 1,180 2,170 1,254 1,689 4,361 4,276 6,224 4,125 6,542
Velvet crabs 2,038 1,573 1,658 1,479 1,603 4,874 3,982 4,130 3,745 4,436
Whelks 387 886 1,060 1,402 2,126 243 633 839 1,200 1,956
Other shellfish 546 700 417 280 282 657 760 492 408 434
Total shellfish 66,770 61,493 61,116 57,356 63,054 153,823 135,504 149,241 133,250 164,263
Total landings 252,442 261,629 305,424 271,207 292,917 353,561 339,580 386,996 330,086 423,656

(1) Main species are those where the total value landed into the UK or by UK vessels abroad was £2m or more in 2016.

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