Pentland Firth Orkney Waters Marine Spatial Plan: Value Added in the Fish Supply Chain in Orkney and Northern Highlands

This report is the one of a suite of evidence documents that will support Stage 2 of the development of a pilot Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Marine Spatial Plan. . This report estimates the value of marine species caught in the Pentland Firth and Orkn


1. 47E6, 47E7, 46E5, 46E6, 46E7

2. To achieve consistency between data sets analysis was conducted on 2011 data as the most recent year used in ScotMap.

3. The legislation requires that all buyers and sellers of first sale fish are registered and that all auction sites of first sale fish and shellfish are designated. Registration and designation is free.

4. The processing that occurs after harvesting or slaughter to make food ready for consumption or use in other food products.

5. Turns primary processed food into other food products.

6. Regional economic data is from the Scottish Annual Business Statistics publication. This data excludes the financial sector, parts of agriculture and the public sector hence it is an underestimate of actual economic activity.


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