The Importance for the Fish Processing and Merchanting Sector of Landinsg of Fish from the Waters of Pentland Firth and Orkney to the Local and Scottish Economies

The objective of this study is to assist ongoing work at Marine Scotland. The specific objective is to estimate the contribution of the fish and shellfish processing industry and the fish merchants in providing returns on landings from the waters of the P


We would like to thank Christina Logue of JPL Shellfish, William Calder of Scrabster Seafood Limited and Stewart Crichton of Orkney Fishermen's Society Limited and Westray Processors Limited for their help in understanding the practices, activities and costings of the fish and shellfish processing industries in North Highland and Orkney, and also Sam Anson and Estelle Jones of Marine Scotland for their assistance in providing the data which has underpinned estimation of the activity of the fish and shellfish processors and merchants in the area.


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