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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2017

A National Statistics publication presenting data on the Scottish and UK fishing fleet, landings and employment.

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Table 14. Tonnage and value of landings by all UK vessels abroad
by main species 2013 to 2017

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bass 31 37 40 20 16 162 261 338 206 113
Black scabbardfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brill 107 107 119 137 104 609 692 526 728 572
Cod 16,446 16,251 12,933 13,375 16,814 19,971 22,057 19,592 20,952 29,862
Haddock 1,086 869 882 897 715 1,078 1,126 952 1,005 813
Hake 2,487 2,779 3,843 2,932 2,239 6,680 6,271 8,414 6,947 4,530
Lemon sole 467 503 442 474 413 1,321 1,540 1,503 1,486 1,211
Ling 572 434 471 520 388 812 533 637 726 566
Megrims 1,297 1,644 1,702 1,700 1,670 3,757 5,814 5,471 5,793 5,374
Monkfish 3,481 4,477 3,909 4,058 3,894 10,779 14,442 11,904 13,164 11,752
Plaice 17,088 15,591 15,332 16,514 12,954 18,068 17,067 18,988 22,943 17,984
Pollack 635 560 520 406 362 1,447 621 586 965 674
Saithe 1,802 1,608 3,113 2,399 1,882 1,937 1,974 3,215 2,482 1,885
Skates and rays 330 335 379 372 292 630 573 705 671 323
Sole 516 553 558 507 329 3,805 4,426 4,722 4,716 2,934
Turbot 302 325 250 327 326 2,259 2,619 1,864 2,419 2,232
Whiting 653 693 699 402 478 586 642 590 432 386
Other demersal 9,471 2,927 5,448 3,214 6,474 4,316 3,619 4,856 5,914 4,798
Total demersal 56,772 49,692 50,638 48,252 49,351 78,215 84,277 84,864 91,549 86,010
Blue whiting 5,333 18,146 19,628 26,362 53,269 1,206 3,882 4,599 6,302 9,862
Herring 56,309 59,336 55,181 51,793 39,130 19,692 18,249 19,558 31,068 17,617
Horse mackerel 8,900 9,663 4,696 5,647 5,268 3,931 4,398 2,283 2,436 2,803
Mackerel 85,582 161,806 153,156 113,764 133,259 76,243 123,091 99,228 99,665 118,530
Pilchards 275 475 133 1,408 466 76 166 35 538 169
Other pelagic 881 856 642 410 426 1,898 1,743 1,285 558 152
Total pelagic 157,281 250,282 233,435 199,384 231,818 103,046 151,529 126,988 140,567 149,134
Brown shrimps 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Cockles 12 0 0 41 0 11 0 0 55 0
Cuttlefish 44 30 40 36 40 105 75 103 121 76
Edible crabs 2,844 3,281 3,152 3,987 4,967 4,324 5,387 4,765 5,819 8,075
Lobsters 28 31 37 22 43 258 279 318 238 487
Nephrops 199 178 215 750 746 1,108 966 1,068 3,154 3,563
Queen scallops 1,099 137 130 178 61 583 71 85 133 47
Razor fish 29 39 36 39 0 71 157 147 168 0
Scallops 223 520 138 266 133 384 875 244 523 277
Squid 2,184 3,971 4,424 2,659 4,171 3,443 5,256 4,477 10,538 12,554
Velvet crabs 0 1 0 2 2 1 1 0 4 6
Whelks 130 310 67 135 362 93 197 52 126 444
Other shellfish 467 281 425 490 410 354 212 275 325 301
Total shellfish 7,260 8,780 8,664 8,605 10,934 10,734 13,476 11,532 21,205 25,830
Total landings 221,313 308,753 292,737 256,241 292,103 191,995 249,282 223,385 253,321 260,974

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