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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2017

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Table 4. Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels abroad
by main species 2013 to 2017

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bass 1 - - - 0 9 - - - 1
Black scabbardfish - - - - - - - - - -
Brill 18 16 12 22 20 93 100 55 119 117
Cod 262 212 216 190 289 581 526 465 441 632
Haddock 137 89 110 105 175 150 127 155 153 234
Hake 1,542 1,484 2,030 1,642 1,416 3,991 3,603 5,694 4,140 2,833
Lemon sole 130 133 106 111 97 413 445 354 391 365
Ling 244 254 173 342 219 298 330 264 486 352
Megrims 125 179 149 156 179 280 487 578 658 538
Monkfish 985 1,733 1,363 1,236 1,095 2,417 4,608 2,696 2,295 1,464
Plaice 3,124 3,099 3,115 4,074 3,766 3,412 3,202 3,441 5,500 5,780
Pollack 23 21 22 18 20 36 41 38 35 51
Saithe 388 285 368 274 222 391 317 416 349 248
Skates and rays 37 27 35 54 48 41 34 38 61 51
Sole 57 39 30 39 42 378 288 253 390 435
Turbot 50 49 37 57 74 390 397 291 464 587
Whiting 102 20 25 22 39 83 23 29 28 44
Other demersal 7,515 546 2,433 444 3,816 1,829 435 785 486 1,018
Total demersal 14,739 8,185 10,223 8,786 11,517 14,793 14,962 15,551 15,998 14,750
Blue whiting 1 15,930 18,359 24,988 49,826 0 2,557 4,317 6,117 9,129
Herring 29,056 30,067 26,650 32,451 21,537 11,858 9,929 9,965 21,895 9,543
Horse mackerel 88 888 39 964 317 1 527 5 666 275
Mackerel 59,780 118,930 112,524 92,392 95,147 59,935 95,853 75,006 86,445 85,025
Pilchards - - - - - - - - - -
Other pelagic 881 815 634 297 346 1,898 1,729 1,285 525 125
Total pelagic 89,806 166,630 158,206 151,092 167,174 73,693 110,595 90,578 115,647 104,097
Brown shrimps - - - - - - - - - -
Cockles - - - - - - - - - -
Cuttlefish 1 0 0 0 6 3 0 0 0 37
Edible crabs 10 13 14 43 499 11 11 12 40 871
Lobsters 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 5 2
Nephrops 161 161 120 260 133 1,006 893 722 1,195 721
Queen scallops 392 77 114 148 27 167 35 72 113 31
Razor fish - - - - - - - - - -
Scallops 71 136 25 20 6 120 247 63 47 14
Squid 141 84 135 55 160 586 328 249 149 458
Velvet crabs - - - - 0 - - - - 1
Whelks - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Other shellfish 35 9 13 12 18 16 17 19 27 8
Total shellfish 810 480 421 539 850 1,912 1,532 1,140 1,575 2,142
Total landings 105,356 175,296 168,851 160,417 179,541 90,397 127,089 107,269 133,221 120,988

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