HRH Duke of Edinburgh, 10 June 1921 to 9 April 2021 Read more

Publication - Statistics

Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2014

Published: 3 Sep 2015
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781785445958

Statistics on the Scottish fishing fleet and its catches in 2014

112 page PDF

5.4 MB

112 page PDF

5.4 MB

Contents
Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2014
Page 58

112 page PDF

5.4 MB

Table 2.6 Number of Scottish based vessels by main fishing method ( 1) and length group as at 31st December 2014

Length group (metres) Total
Main fishing method 10m & under >10 -12 >12 -15 >15 -24 >24 -40 Over 40 Over 10m
Demersal single trawl 16 6 3 71 36 2 118 134
Demersal pair trawl - - - 9 9 - 18 18
Seine net - 1 - 12 10 1 24 24
Lines 31 - - - 10 2 12 43
Demersal gill nets 5 - - - 3 - 3 8
Demersal twin/mult trawl - - - 10 4 - 14 14
Beam trawl - - - - 3 1 4 4
Other demersal 1 - - - 1 - 1 2
Demersal total 53 7 3 102 76 6 194 247
Purse seine - - - - - 2 2 2
Pelagic trawl - - - - 1 18 19 19
Pelagic total - - - - 1 20 21 21
Creel fishing 1,266 88 11 11 - - 110 1,376
Nephrops trawl 75 40 37 87 3 - 167 242
Mechanical dredging 18 7 17 40 15 2 81 99
Suction dredging - 1 - - - - 1 1
Shell fishing by hand 35 7 2 - - - 9 44
Shellfish total 1,394 143 67 138 18 2 368 1,762
Total 1,447 150 70 240 95 28 583 2,030

(1) For description of main fishing method see Annex 2: Glossary of Terms.


Contact