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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2016

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Table 1.6 Quantity and value of all landings by Scottish vessels by ICES area and main species1: 2016

ICES area Quantity ( tonnes) Value (£’000)
North Sea Area Faroes West Scotland Irish Sea Rest of area VII Other Total North Sea Area Faroes West Scotland Irish Sea Rest of area VII Other Total
Iva Ivb Iia Vb Via Vib VIIa Iva Ivb Iia Vb Via Vib VIIa
Species
Cod 12,230 91 - 509 174 33 2 18 0 13,058 25,748 208 - 1,023 352 73 3 31 0 27,438
Haddock 21,707 833 0 250 3,078 2,160 49 69 - 28,146 28,728 960 0 475 4,205 2,965 56 107 - 37,495
Hake 3,953 26 - 4 2,341 0 1 1,492 0 7,817 8,479 41 - 6 6,020 0 3 3,844 0 18,392
Lemon sole 611 164 - 8 61 3 0 19 0 867 2,398 513 - 27 203 7 0 77 1 3,226
Ling 2,105 9 3 112 1,757 148 1 224 0 4,359 3,048 13 2 182 2,624 175 1 281 0 6,325
Megrims 1,198 1 0 1 645 106 1 177 - 2,129 3,677 3 1 3 1,500 224 1 665 - 6,074
Monkfish 8,431 117 75 354 1,988 517 7 1,174 0 12,664 23,994 325 185 1,127 5,539 1,357 16 2,188 0 34,730
Plaice 1,797 4,187 - 17 69 - 1 13 22 6,107 1,816 5,560 - 19 65 0 1 19 36 7,515
Saithe 4,943 53 1 564 2,262 137 0 1 - 7,961 5,235 71 1 552 2,217 118 0 2 - 8,195
Whiting 7,002 226 - 5 97 22 0 31 - 7,383 7,752 179 - 6 102 31 0 23 - 8,094
Wrasses 0 0 - - 47 - - - - 48 1 0 - - 3,146 - - - - 3,147
Other demersal 2,325 524 57 49 1,401 60 5 232 176 4,829 3,782 1,452 98 111 1,964 77 11 485 100 8,079
Total demersal 66,303 6,231 138 1,874 13,921 3,186 68 3,449 199 95,368 114,657 9,325 286 3,529 27,935 5,026 93 7,722 138 168,711
Blue whiting - - - - 18,134 - - 18,762 - 36,896 - - - - 4,323 - - 4,146 - 8,469
Herring 58,537 683 3,900 - 2,423 - - - - 65,543 39,223 458 2,434 - 1,444 - - - - 43,559
Mackerel 90,110 179 1,881 - 96,316 1 0 0 - 188,487 94,852 184 2,069 - 71,496 0 0 0 - 168,602
Other pelagic 16 0 - - 3,133 - - 1 297 3,447 5 0 - - 1,167 - - 0 525 1,697
Total pelagic 148,663 862 5,781 - 120,007 1 0 18,763 297 294,373 134,080 642 4,503 - 78,430 0 - 4,146 525 222,327
Edible crabs 3,972 1,378 - - 5,746 - 5 1 1 11,102 5,334 1,745 - - 8,122 - 6 2 0 15,209
Lobsters 259 534 - - 292 - 63 0 - 1,147 3,302 6,341 - - 3,374 - 718 0 - 13,736
Nephrops 3,516 4,103 - - 12,521 0 255 651 0 21,046 14,705 13,890 - - 44,929 0 537 2,645 1 76,707
Queen scallops 1,238 0 - - 73 - 7,092 2 - 8,405 981 0 - - 54 - 5,406 2 - 6,444
Scallops 3,371 3,133 - - 4,102 - 2,307 2,426 0 15,340 7,964 7,484 - - 10,046 - 6,100 5,385 0 36,980
Squid 1,415 56 - 8 107 63 0 95 - 1,744 5,310 214 - 46 429 327 0 365 - 6,690
Velvet crabs 661 165 - - 777 - - 0 - 1,603 1,991 392 - - 2,053 - - 0 - 4,436
Other shellfish 1,232 431 - - 381 0 501 434 227 3,206 1,139 559 - - 1,030 0 1,268 1,401 240 5,637
Total shellfish 15,663 9,800 - 8 23,999 63 10,223 3,609 228 63,593 40,726 30,625 - 46 70,037 327 14,035 9,800 241 165,838
Total landings 230,628 16,894 5,918 1,882 157,926 3,249 10,290 25,821 724 453,334 289,463 40,592 4,789 3,575 176,402 5,354 14,128 21,669 904 556,877

(1) Main species are those where the total value landed by Scottish vessels was £2m or over in 2016.