Description: Provisional Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics provide an overview of the Scottish fishing fleet, fishermen employed and landings data.
Frequency of publication: Annual
Provisional statistics are published to provide access to data as soon as possible. Due to time lags with regards to the input of landings and sale information, especial for shellfish, provisional statistics may not be complete.
Final Statistics are published in September of the year after which the statistics relate. Final statistics are considered complete and have undergone stringent quality assurance.