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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2015

Details of landings of sea fish, the Scottish fishing fleet and the number of sea fishermen employed.

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Table 1.5.a Quantity and value of landings by Scottish vessels using demersal gears by main species 1: 2015

Demersal Gears
Quantity (tonnes) Value (£'000)
Demersal trawl 2 Demersal seine Demersal twin/multi trawl Lines Gill nets Beam trawl Other methods Total Demersal trawl 2 Demersal seine Demersal twin/multi trawl Lines Gill nets Beam trawl Other methods Total
Cod 8,317 1,773 1,258 85 7 2 1 11,443 16,599 3,267 2,519 155 14 3 1 22,558
Haddock 21,335 4,639 1,395 0 - - 0 27,369 29,712 5,822 1,774 0 - - 0 37,308
Hake 2,183 313 135 3,799 217 0 1 6,649 3,164 452 167 11,559 545 0 1 15,890
Lemon sole 547 49 137 0 - 15 0 748 1,860 190 498 0 - 43 0 2,591
Ling 2,067 91 506 887 56 - 0 3,607 2,444 117 600 1,436 62 - 1 4,660
Megrims 1,274 128 490 0 3 - 1 1,896 3,172 379 1,139 0 6 - 3 4,698
Monkfish 6,751 177 1,920 0 2,062 5 1 10,917 16,421 394 4,518 0 4,477 16 2 25,829
Plaice 2,454 125 1,046 0 - 1,001 - 4,627 2,228 87 1,084 0 - 1,111 - 4,511
Saithe 7,123 316 797 16 - - 1 8,254 6,251 266 674 12 - - 1 7,203
Whiting 5,294 1,834 842 0 - 0 1 7,973 5,654 2,059 820 0 - 0 2 8,534
Other demersal 5,537 63 588 325 48 68 0 6,628 5,359 104 814 332 89 293 0 6,991
Total demersal 62,882 9,508 9,114 5,113 2,394 1,092 6 90,109 92,864 13,138 14,607 13,494 5,193 1,466 11 140,773
Other species a 9,361 41 250 1,458 4 7 48 11,170 8,063 136 508 2,300 32 7 189 11,235

(a) Other species include pelagic and/or shellfish species

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