Publication - Statistics

Scottish sea fisheries statistics 2018

Published: 26 Sep 2019
Directorate:
Marine Scotland Directorate
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781839601712

Tonnage and value of all landings of sea fish and shellfish by Scottish vessels, all landings into Scotland, the rest of the UK and abroad, and the size and structure of the Scottish fishing fleet and employment on Scottish vessels.

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118 page PDF

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Contents
Scottish sea fisheries statistics 2018
Table 2. Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels into the rest of the UK by main species 2014 to 2018

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Table 2. Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels into the rest of the UK by main species 2014 to 2018

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bass 0 2 2 2 0 3 13 13 18 2
Black scabbardfish - - - - - - - - - -
Brill 8 8 10 9 5 30 27 32 37 27
Cod 17 21 27 16 19 27 31 47 32 42
Haddock 52 91 112 203 133 103 121 151 265 186
Hake 2 6 18 34 47 3 10 23 61 108
Lemon sole 29 29 23 29 10 90 100 70 113 44
Ling 3 7 6 4 2 2 7 6 4 2
Megrims 18 25 32 37 22 40 40 51 52 30
Monkfish 97 126 105 117 70 205 247 263 296 198
Plaice 95 85 84 75 25 72 64 71 73 34
Pollack 1 1 3 3 8 1 1 5 6 21
Saithe 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
Skates and rays 8 8 6 8 18 6 4 5 7 14
Sole 7 6 4 4 5 47 43 37 35 49
Turbot 22 19 25 23 12 118 102 149 157 93
Whiting 96 107 89 68 46 75 90 55 56 37
Witches 5 3 5 4 4 3 3 4 3 3
Wrasses - - - - - - - - - -
Other demersal 46 97 146 185 152 67 163 157 229 155
Total demersal 505 642 696 821 581 890 1,066 1,140 1,445 1,048
Blue whiting - - - - - - - - - -
Herring - 0 0 0 - - 0 0 0 -
Horse mackerel 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mackerel 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 1 1
Pilchards - - - - - - - - -
Other pelagic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total pelagic 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 3 1 1
Brown shrimps - - - - - - - - - -
Cockles - - - - - - - - - -
Cuttlefish 56 286 411 611 62 110 541 1,364 2,114 259
Edible crabs 1 250 253 400 457 2 243 332 661 1,052
Lobsters 5 4 8 6 2 40 44 94 74 40
Nephrops 1,534 1,244 2,021 1,617 1,015 4,606 3,755 6,225 5,157 3,207
Pink shrimps - - - - - - - - - -
Queen scallops 3,854 5,659 4,507 2,446 536 1,763 3,160 3,297 2,110 607
Razor fish - 0 - - - - 1 - - -
Scallops 6,038 5,907 3,945 7,290 8,237 11,156 11,483 9,171 17,643 19,160
Squid 28 28 54 67 14 73 100 263 266 77
Velvet crabs 0 0 0 - - 0 0 0 - -
Whelks 210 317 262 301 351 167 299 274 340 487
Other shellfish 0 2 11 15 2 0 7 11 18 4
Total shellfish 11,726 13,700 11,473 12,754 10,675 17,916 19,633 21,032 28,385 24,892
Total landings 12,232 14,342 12,172 13,577 11,257 18,806 20,700 22,174 29,831 25,941

(1) Main species are those where the total value landed into the UK or by UK vessels abroad was £2m or more in 2018


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