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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2017

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Table 20. Tonnage and value of landings by all vessels into the rest of the UK by main species 2013 to 2017

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bass 794 1,017 660 541 427 5,734 7,398 5,432 4,897 4,232
Black scabbardfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brill 342 324 368 432 387 1,831 1,779 1,914 2,273 2,250
Cod 1,306 1,247 1,503 4,354 3,574 2,680 2,169 2,533 7,560 6,281
Haddock 2,090 1,382 1,660 1,617 2,095 2,689 2,098 2,189 2,299 3,330
Hake 941 1,022 1,430 1,516 1,812 1,874 1,916 2,567 3,110 4,305
Lemon sole 2,153 1,995 1,388 1,405 1,024 6,355 6,462 5,800 5,906 4,738
Ling 400 539 287 308 199 468 506 340 369 275
Megrims 2,209 1,426 1,468 1,399 1,289 4,139 3,642 3,731 3,759 3,212
Monkfish 4,459 4,034 4,409 4,472 4,056 12,653 10,268 10,986 12,562 11,864
Plaice 3,172 2,907 2,726 2,976 2,986 3,461 3,048 3,243 3,684 4,244
Pollack 1,229 1,593 1,096 1,540 1,046 2,633 2,797 2,173 3,435 2,651
Saithe 180 135 159 125 43 199 149 154 143 59
Skates and rays 2,780 2,269 2,404 2,319 2,261 3,668 2,702 3,254 3,213 3,047
Sole 2,544 2,539 2,070 2,069 1,977 18,025 16,385 15,570 18,398 18,704
Turbot 493 533 547 565 591 3,872 4,169 4,193 4,810 5,195
Whiting 2,243 2,061 1,770 1,761 1,214 1,476 1,474 1,272 1,194 970
Other demersal 5,206 4,735 5,222 5,362 4,823 4,917 4,889 4,709 5,228 5,161
Total demersal 32,543 29,759 29,168 32,762 29,805 76,674 71,851 70,060 82,839 80,516
Blue whiting - - 0 0 - - - 0 0 -
Herring 9,390 9,329 7,994 8,189 7,953 2,999 2,548 2,495 4,056 3,056
Horse mackerel 2,027 2,575 2,530 1,440 289 614 911 1,010 676 79
Mackerel 3,704 6,285 5,964 7,843 8,419 3,684 6,597 4,568 5,776 6,893
Pilchards 3,701 3,418 4,175 7,983 7,133 976 807 1,586 2,592 2,367
Other pelagic 3,846 4,127 2,729 3,140 2,621 768 1,748 512 799 736
Total pelagic 22,669 25,734 23,392 28,596 26,414 9,040 12,612 10,170 13,898 13,131
Brown shrimps 860 602 325 806 568 2,359 1,358 806 2,960 2,510
Cockles 10,109 10,191 11,169 5,010 5,995 5,264 7,877 5,692 3,526 4,311
Cuttlefish 3,720 3,093 6,183 5,164 7,205 6,553 6,526 10,878 14,426 25,969
Edible crabs 15,583 17,545 15,619 17,732 16,462 20,112 22,980 20,343 24,371 27,144
Lobsters 1,938 2,152 2,051 2,127 2,139 19,287 20,916 21,125 25,926 27,238
Nephrops 10,592 10,312 9,815 10,901 9,206 24,682 25,722 23,057 28,246 24,351
Queen scallops 12,412 7,468 9,104 6,683 3,964 5,379 3,625 5,275 5,078 3,470
Razor fish 1 1 14 11 1 5 3 46 44 5
Scallops 19,166 18,477 18,323 16,579 18,396 31,872 33,001 35,702 37,756 46,601
Squid 719 747 611 348 561 3,038 3,030 2,319 1,842 2,464
Velvet crabs 219 236 250 270 257 364 410 375 462 449
Whelks 19,378 18,941 19,747 20,764 18,937 13,269 15,523 17,675 21,149 20,782
Other shellfish 3,180 1,700 2,354 2,766 1,879 2,479 2,304 3,306 2,742 3,224
Total shellfish 97,877 91,466 95,565 89,160 85,569 134,665 143,274 146,599 168,528 188,518
Total landings 153,088 146,958 148,125 150,518 141,788 220,379 227,738 226,830 265,265 282,165

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