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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2016

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Table 1.10b Total allowable catches, UK quota and uptake: 2012 to 2016

Area Species Sea area Year EU total allowable catch UK quota UK uptake Scottish PO Quota Scottish PO uptake
After exchanges % of TAC Tonnes % of quota After exchanges % of TAC Tonnes % of quota
North Sea Lemon sole & witches Iia(EU), IV(EU) 2012 6,391 3,849 60.2 1,458 37.9 2,133 33.4 843 39.5
2013 6,391 3,920 61.3 1,772 45.2 2,124 33.2 1,068 50.3
2014 6,391 3,590 56.2 1,827 50.9 1,864 29.2 1,060 56.9
2015 6,391 3,650 57.1 1,546 42.4 2,076 32.5 1,007 48.5
2016 6,391 3,554 55.6 1,763 49.6 2,085 32.6 1,241 59.5
Skates & rays Iia(EU), IV(EU) 2012 1,395 774 55.5 662 85.5 294 21.0 266 90.5
2013 1,256 808 64.3 800 99.0 289 23.0 289 99.9
2014 1,256 775 61.7 780 100.6 330 26.2 333 101.2
2015 1,382 691 50.0 669 96.8 334 24.2 326 97.5
2016 1,313 721 54.9 665 92.2 336 25.6 323 96.3
Dabs & flounder Iia(EU), IV(EU) 2012 18,434 1,652 9.0 706 42.8 190 1.0 58 30.3
2013 18,434 1,643 8.9 663 40.4 152 0.8 13 8.8
2014 18,434 1,543 8.4 535 34.7 163 0.9 18 11.3
2015 18,434 1,533 8.3 354 23.1 285 1.5 69 24.4
2016 18,434 1,558 8.5 385 24.7 281 1.5 65 23.3
Turbot & brill Iia(EU), IV(EU) 2012 4,642 515 11.1 477 92.7 54 1.2 39 71.9
2013 4,642 544 11.7 476 87.5 54 1.2 41 75.6
2014 4,642 686 14.8 491 71.6 99 2.1 50 50.5
2015 4,642 458 9.9 455 99.3 90 1.9 86 95.9
2016 4,488 522 11.6 545 104.3 98 2.2 107 108.7
Herring Iva,b 2012 243,000 55,881 23.0 55,707 99.7 33,709 13.9 33,555 99.5
2013 286,800 58,841 20.5 58,952 100.2 38,835 13.5 39,038 100.5
2014 282,022 66,289 23.5 65,747 99.2 44,962 15.9 44,977 100.0
2015 267,197 66,893 25.0 68,055 101.7 47,329 17.7 48,204 101.8
2016 310,945 70,710 22.7 73,434 103.9 56,531 18.2 59,107 104.6
Herring Ivc, VIId 2012 44,550 4,164 9.3 3,996 96.0 2 .. 0 8.7
2013 52,580 5,235 10.0 5,100 97.4 88 1.7 42 47.8
2014 51,704 5,169 10.0 5,136 99.4 2 0.0 0 0.0
2015 48,986 5,399 11.0 5,140 95.2 3 0.1 .. ..
2016 57,007 6,395 11.2 6,304 98.6 6 0.1 .. ..
Mackerel Iia (EU), III (EU), IV 2012 19,855 1,794 9.0 1,784 99.4 982 4.9 972 99.0
2013 24,221 1,365 5.6 1,338 98.1 720 3.0 705 98.0
2014 42,304 8,603 20.3 8,357 97.1 4,335 10.2 4,301 99.2
2015 36,338 5,791 15.9 5,567 96.1 4,064 11.2 3,954 97.3
2016 31,241 8,549 27.4 8,495 99.4 6,826 21.9 6,883 100.8
Horse mackerel1 Ivb, Ivc, VIId 2012 40,630 3,133 7.7 1,021 32.6 223 .. .. ..
2013 34,400 6,282 18.3 4,573 72.8 259 0.8 172 66.4
2014 31,720 5,236 16.5 4,460 85.2 645 2.0 265 41.0
2015 15,200 5,314 35.0 3,580 67.4 30 0.2 24 80.0
2016 15,200 5,715 37.6 4,697 82.2 34 0.2 35 104.1
Blue whiting I-VIII, XII, XIV 2012 63,421 9,367 14.8 9,171 97.9 6,355 10.0 6,301 99.2
2013 116,032 14,940 12.9 13,499 90.4 8,077 7.0 8,166 101.1
2014 185,525 28,430 15.3 27,809 97.8 25,996 14.0 25,594 98.5
2015 197,195 34,275 17.4 31,778 92.7 32,929 16.7 30,504 92.6
2016 207,657 41,868 20.2 38,270 91.4 36,638 17.6 36,896 100.7
Sandeel Iia (EU), IV (EU) 2012 180,000 280 0.2 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2013 263,974 2,682 1.0 2,436 90.8 2,551 1.0 2,436 95.5
2014 207,219 3,509 1.7 30 0.9 1,858 0.9 30 1.6
2015 357,219 3,081 0.9 2,000 64.9 2,976 0.8 2,000 67.2
2016 79,219 1,741 2.2 .. .. .. .. 41 ..
Sprats Iia (EU), IV (EU) 2012 151,500 4,498 3.0 1,134 25.2 2,466 1.6 649 26.3
2013 151,500 2,806 1.9 38 1.3 2,641 1.7 .. ..
2014 144,000 403 0.3 38 9.3 22 0.0 .. ..
2015 227,000 11,625 5.1 33 0.3 3,039 1.3 0 0.0
2016 355,500 1,508 0.4 21 1.4 112 0.0 0 0.1

(1) In 2010 the sea areas for this stock were changed from IVa, IVb IVc to IVb,IVc,VIId.

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