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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2017

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Table 28. Tonnage and value of all landings by Scottish vessels by ICES area and main species 2017

Tonnage Value (£'000)
North Sea Area Faroes West Scotland Irish Sea Rest of Other Total North Sea Area Faroes West Scotland Irish Sea Rest of Other Total
ICES area IVa IVb IIa Vb VIa VIb VIIa area VII IVa IVb IIa Vb VIa VIb VIIa area VII
Species
Cod 14,064 95 1 405 189 36 1 11 0 14,802 32,583 221 2 959 415 85 2 28 0 34,295
Haddock 20,314 1,231 0 86 2,435 3,907 63 79 0 28,116 30,700 1,462 0 166 3,453 6,445 85 107 0 42,419
Hake 5,137 19 - 1 1,750 0 1 1,305 - 8,213 10,750 31 - 3 3,869 0 4 2,615 - 17,271
Lemon sole 556 138 - 0 31 5 0 28 0 758 2,474 467 - 1 132 15 0 130 0 3,220
Ling 2,393 10 0 64 1,955 204 0 45 - 4,672 3,791 17 0 128 3,483 299 0 65 - 7,783
Megrims 1,108 1 - 1 558 166 0 195 - 2,029 3,489 2 - 1 1,515 380 0 538 - 5,927
Monkfish 9,028 78 5 133 2,193 516 5 1,082 0 13,040 25,900 213 12 404 6,732 1,565 12 1,498 0 36,336
Plaice 1,738 3,867 - 0 111 - 1 21 0 5,738 2,149 5,849 - - 137 - 1 38 0 8,175
Saithe 5,748 38 15 291 2,245 111 0 1 - 8,450 5,754 36 1 292 2,178 132 0 1 - 8,394
Whiting 7,244 155 - 2 89 32 0 34 1 7,557 9,504 153 - 2 110 49 0 37 1 9,855
Other demersal 2,726 3,870 16 31 1,351 34 9 284 168 8,489 4,822 2,066 33 64 2,327 53 11 731 60 10,167
Total demersal 70,057 9,502 38 1,013 12,908 5,011 81 3,084 170 101,864 131,917 10,517 49 2,021 24,350 9,023 115 5,788 62 183,841
Blue whiting - 0 - - 37,518 1,302 - 24,124 - 62,943 - 0 - - 5,733 156 - 4,827 - 10,717
Herring 49,012 502 4,358 - 2,550 - - 0 - 56,423 20,500 186 2,314 - 776 - - 0 - 23,776
Mackerel 79,513 166 1,310 - 98,945 2 - 19 0 179,955 72,953 227 1,240 - 87,428 1 - 41 0 161,890
Other pelagic 7 2 - 0 1,671 - - 3 346 2,030 2 0 - 0 575 - - 2 125 705
Total pelagic 128,533 671 5,668 0 140,685 1,303 - 24,146 346 301,352 93,455 413 3,554 0 94,513 157 - 4,871 125 197,088
Cuttlefish 4 0 - - - - 0 629 0 634 9 0 - - - - 1 2,199 1 2,211
Edible crabs 4,205 2,073 - - 5,179 - 14 2 5 11,478 6,927 3,492 - - 9,130 - 25 3 7 19,584
Lobsters 266 587 - - 317 - 46 0 0 1,217 3,842 8,277 - - 4,397 - 630 4 0 17,151
Nephrops 6,286 4,157 - 1 10,544 - 124 652 - 21,764 22,533 13,703 - 2 36,157 - 284 2,519 - 75,198
Queen scallops 139 0 - - 182 - 2,819 1,131 - 4,270 155 0 - - 211 - 2,985 707 - 4,058
Razor fish 1 68 - - 270 - 150 - - 490 7 413 - - 1,549 - 933 - - 2,903
Scallops 2,434 3,876 - - 3,371 - 1,409 4,675 6 15,772 6,270 9,791 - - 8,647 - 4,054 10,817 16 39,595
Squid 1,485 84 - 2 232 557 0 117 1 2,477 6,110 348 - 8 1,021 2,127 0 639 3 10,256
Velvet crabs 631 245 - - 720 - 1 0 - 1,598 1,921 753 - - 2,360 - 6 1 - 5,042
Whelks 895 313 - - 167 - 356 24 259 2,014 937 337 - - 175 - 389 23 295 2,156
Other shellfish 408 174 - - 75 1 0 121 0 779 904 270 - - 168 - - 36 0 1,378
Total shellfish 16,754 11,577 - 2 21,059 558 4,920 7,351 271 62,493 49,613 37,385 - 9 63,817 2,127 9,309 16,947 323 179,531
Total landings 215,344 21,751 5,706 1,016 174,652 6,872 5,001 34,581 787 465,709 274,986 48,315 3,603 2,030 182,681 11,307 9,424 27,605 509 560,460

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