Scottish sea fisheries statistics 2016

Annual National Statistics report on the quantity and value of landings of sea fish and shellfish by Scottish vessels and landings into Scotland.

Annex 3: Further Information

Other official publications on sea fisheries statistics include:

Marine Scotland

Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics which are published annually.

Marine Management Organisation ( MMO),

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

UK Sea Fisheries Statistics. A comprehensive collection of statistics on the UK fishing industry and its operations. Published annually.

The UK Vessel List. List of registered and licensed vessels of over 10 metres overall length. Published monthly.

The Monthly UK Sea Fisheries Statistics. Summary publication of landings into UK. Published monthly.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ( FAO)

FAO Yearbook of Fishery and Aquaculture Statistics, published annually for second year preceding the publication year. For example, most recent was published in 2016 for 2014 statistics.


Fishery Statistics most recent is data up to 2015.

Useful websites

Marine Scotland

Marine Scotland – Sea Fisheries Statistics

Marine Management Organisation ( MMO)

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

National Statistics

SeaFish Industry Authority

Maritime and Coastguard Agency

European Commission – Fisheries


Food and Agriculture Organization Fisheries Department

International Council of the Exploration of the Sea ( ICES)

EU Legislation

E-sales notes and E-logbooks

EU Data Collection Regulation


Email: Valerie West

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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