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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 2.9 Number of fishermen employed on Scottish registered vessels, by district: 2015

District Regularly Employed Irregularly Employed 1 Crofters Total
Aberdeen 85 27 - 112
Anstruther 95 64 - 159
Buckie 109 65 - 174
Eyemouth 201 23 - 224
Fraserburgh 616 137 - 753
Peterhead 332 39 - 371
Scrabster 136 8 - 144
Total East Coast 1,574 363 - 1,937
Orkney 205 98 - 303
Shetland 263 136 - 399
Stornoway 290 53 17 360
Total Islands 758 287 17 1,062
Ayr 403 59 - 462
Campbeltown 306 14 - 320
Kinlochbervie 43 3 - 46
Lochinver 259 4 - 263
Mallaig 98 7 - 105
Oban 236 31 - 267
Portree 126 22 34 182
Ullapool 177 2 - 179
Total West Coast 1,648 142 34 1,824
All districts 3,980 792 51 4,823

(1) Formerly referred to as part time

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