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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 2.3 Number of active Scottish registered vessels by district( 1) and length group as at 31st December 2015

District Length group (metres)
10m & under >10 -12 >12 -15 >15 -24 >24 -40 Over 40 Over 10m Total
Aberdeen 76 5 4 - - - 9 85
Anstruther 93 5 4 3 - - 12 105
Buckie 61 4 2 10 6 1 23 84
Eyemouth 86 11 3 7 1 - 22 108
Fraserburgh 108 1 4 51 27 9 92 200
Peterhead 58 1 - 14 15 6 36 94
Scrabster 84 3 1 3 2 - 9 93
Total - East Coast 566 30 18 88 51 16 203 769
Orkney 90 26 8 5 3 - 42 132
Shetland 140 6 5 15 11 7 44 184
Stornoway 165 14 7 24 - - 45 210
Total - Islands 395 46 20 44 14 7 131 526
Ayr 78 3 9 31 14 1 58 136
Campbeltown 93 16 11 22 - - 49 142
Kinlochbervie 19 1 - 3 - - 4 23
Lochinver 12 1 - 1 15 1 18 30
Mallaig 30 2 1 14 - - 17 47
Oban 77 19 3 16 - - 38 115
Portree 102 15 4 1 - - 20 122
Ullapool 77 12 3 12 - 1 28 105
Total - West Coast 488 69 31 100 29 3 232 720
Total 1,449 145 69 232 94 26 566 2,015

(1) A district is an administrative area which encompasses a length of coastline within which there are a number of ports.

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