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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2016

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Table 1.5.b Quantity and value of landings by Scottish vessels using pelagic gears by main species1 : 2016

Pelagic Gears

Quantity (tonnes) Value (£’000)
Purse seine Pelagic trawl Other methods Total Purse seine Pelagic trawl Other methods Total
Blue whiting - 36,896 - 36,896 - 8,469 - 8,469
Herring 14 65,525 - 65,539 7 43,548 - 43,556
Mackerel 6,622 179,149 - 185,771 6,939 159,080 - 166,019
Other pelagic - 3,111 - 3,111 - 1,161 - 1,161
Total pelagic 6,636 284,681 - 291,318 6,946 212,258 - 219,204
Other speciesb - 83 - 83 - 185 - 185

(b) Other species include demersal and/or shellfish species