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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2017

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Table 19. Tonnage and value of landings by all vessels into Scotland
by main species 2013 to 2017

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bass 2 1 0 0 0 11 5 3 2 1
Black scabbardfish 2,353 2,974 2,579 3,060 1,889 4,510 4,952 3,472 4,734 2,595
Brill 4 4 6 5 6 21 17 27 26 29
Cod 12,216 13,479 15,236 17,301 18,778 23,992 27,069 29,396 35,993 43,271
Haddock 37,112 35,804 31,828 32,254 32,260 41,380 49,612 43,367 42,709 48,331
Hake 10,063 14,594 14,484 18,391 19,457 25,327 35,479 35,846 44,480 41,919
Lemon sole 695 695 699 811 710 1,917 2,152 2,399 3,053 3,069
Ling 4,908 5,544 5,492 6,725 7,373 6,727 7,078 7,348 9,917 12,082
Megrims 2,439 2,228 2,038 2,347 2,334 5,875 5,742 4,923 6,459 6,764
Monkfish 7,513 8,629 11,410 14,254 15,362 22,136 24,843 27,842 40,295 40,450
Plaice 1,696 1,404 1,720 2,209 2,127 1,321 1,094 1,219 2,200 2,608
Pollack 418 405 561 443 527 823 782 1,013 1,039 1,388
Saithe 19,502 17,367 18,688 17,302 15,653 16,867 16,880 16,867 18,692 15,496
Skates and rays 617 715 700 724 696 542 635 604 777 726
Sole 2 4 3 2 3 11 21 17 13 21
Turbot 52 56 67 57 64 424 456 536 481 542
Whiting 10,108 9,612 9,511 9,234 9,092 10,220 10,832 10,310 10,228 11,826
Other demersal 7,282 7,349 5,859 6,525 9,989 10,012 10,283 8,882 12,256 8,894
Total demersal 116,980 120,864 120,881 131,646 136,318 172,116 197,931 194,072 233,354 240,012
Blue whiting 9,411 9,699 12,150 11,908 13,117 2,115 1,267 1,994 2,352 1,588
Herring 36,596 39,458 34,048 39,255 39,652 13,938 10,960 12,076 25,150 16,145
Horse mackerel 843 1,101 711 216 5 515 724 485 153 2
Mackerel 95,776 149,325 97,973 106,632 98,169 85,583 119,135 61,933 91,737 89,888
Pilchards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other pelagic 1,321 1,540 1,060 2,951 1,362 335 370 249 772 303
Total pelagic 143,946 201,122 145,943 160,962 152,305 102,487 132,457 76,737 120,164 107,926
Brown shrimps 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 5 5 44
Cockles 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1
Cuttlefish 0 0 1 1 20 0 0 1 1 60
Edible crabs 10,909 12,375 11,120 12,142 11,811 13,809 16,198 14,195 17,163 20,286
Lobsters 1,029 1,220 1,049 1,143 1,214 10,641 12,564 11,078 13,698 17,124
Nephrops 17,894 20,182 16,069 19,969 20,740 61,670 73,126 59,218 72,567 71,371
Queen scallops 5,368 3,123 3,361 3,789 1,887 3,051 1,467 1,883 3,071 2,114
Razor fish 915 429 350 461 610 3,139 1,597 1,616 2,294 3,580
Scallops 12,456 10,644 10,721 12,368 9,233 23,406 22,158 22,812 30,131 24,017
Squid 1,185 2,190 1,293 1,697 2,921 4,253 6,273 4,242 6,501 10,761
Velvet crabs 1,577 1,662 1,493 1,606 1,599 3,992 4,142 3,782 4,460 5,045
Whelks 677 862 1,128 1,909 1,824 483 683 940 1,723 1,932
Other shellfish 708 507 454 390 236 789 891 908 1,043 808
Total shellfish 52,718 53,194 47,038 55,476 52,100 125,236 139,100 120,679 152,656 157,142
Total landings 313,645 375,181 313,861 348,084 340,723 399,839 469,489 391,488 506,174 505,080

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