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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Contents
Scottish sea fisheries statistics 2018
Table 3. Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels into all of the UK by main species 2014 to 2018

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Table 3. Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels into all of the UK by main species 2014 to 2018

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bass 1 3 2 3 0 8 16 14 19 3
Black scabbardfish 112 127 96 101 66 150 161 128 152 115
Brill 11 14 15 15 13 45 51 55 62 66
Cod 10,716 11,294 12,867 14,505 18,327 21,574 22,144 26,942 33,534 42,926
Haddock 30,332 27,329 28,041 27,934 29,006 41,876 37,194 37,292 42,092 42,486
Hake 4,682 4,624 6,176 6,784 6,153 10,102 10,118 14,176 14,352 12,906
Lemon sole 626 653 756 661 700 1,982 2,259 2,834 2,851 3,052
Ling 3,311 3,441 4,016 4,452 4,772 4,072 4,389 5,834 7,422 7,435
Megrims 1,972 1,753 1,972 1,851 2,375 5,116 4,131 5,418 5,388 7,030
Monkfish 7,060 9,767 11,428 11,923 11,877 20,277 23,573 32,432 34,700 37,656
Plaice 1,269 1,547 2,033 1,974 2,199 974 1,093 2,015 2,395 3,764
Pollack 267 434 319 394 417 559 808 779 1,065 1,235
Saithe 8,071 7,912 7,687 8,220 10,367 7,210 6,804 7,846 8,135 8,312
Skates and rays 573 585 571 562 796 498 487 565 590 748
Sole 10 9 6 6 8 65 58 49 50 72
Turbot 66 74 71 75 90 492 548 541 604 864
Whiting 8,714 8,016 7,361 7,517 9,009 9,682 8,558 8,065 9,787 11,662
Witches 632 510 638 861 1,061 609 537 747 953 1,196
Wrasses 51 29 48 39 37 20 1,127 3,147 912 3,067
Other demersal 2,005 2,386 2,478 2,409 3,256 2,775 3,003 3,645 3,674 3,982
Total demersal 80,481 80,508 86,582 90,286 100,527 128,087 127,060 152,524 168,738 188,573
Blue whiting 9,687 12,150 11,908 13,117 19,965 1,266 1,994 2,352 1,588 3,618
Herring 31,298 32,076 33,093 34,886 38,138 8,541 11,341 21,664 14,234 13,882
Horse mackerel 763 694 6 5 161 445 484 3 2 204
Mackerel 120,539 87,362 96,095 84,808 75,023 98,945 55,507 82,157 76,867 78,295
Pilchards - - - - - - - - - -
Other pelagic 1,540 1,060 2,179 1,362 2 370 249 503 303 1
Total pelagic 163,828 133,343 143,281 134,178 133,288 109,566 69,575 106,679 92,993 96,001
Brown shrimps 0 0 0 2 1 1 5 5 44 31
Cockles 0 0 0 - - 0 0 0 - -
Cuttlefish 56 287 412 628 62 110 542 1,365 2,174 260
Edible crabs 10,597 9,906 11,059 10,978 9,626 13,623 12,368 15,169 18,723 24,680
Lobsters 1,214 1,046 1,147 1,219 1,213 12,460 11,042 13,745 17,197 18,569
Nephrops 20,337 16,392 20,786 21,561 18,023 74,079 60,314 75,512 74,242 61,354
Pink shrimps 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 7 0
Queen scallops 6,878 8,972 8,257 4,130 1,762 3,180 5,007 6,330 3,986 2,285
Razor fish 422 321 373 490 553 1,559 1,471 1,848 2,898 4,438
Scallops 16,307 16,017 15,320 15,751 15,384 32,545 33,024 36,934 39,473 37,961
Squid 2,170 1,254 1,689 2,891 2,519 6,224 4,125 6,543 10,700 11,014
Velvet crabs 1,658 1,479 1,603 1,602 1,177 4,130 3,745 4,450 4,929 4,485
Whelks 1,060 1,402 2,126 2,018 1,824 839 1,200 1,956 2,161 2,187
Other shellfish 417 280 282 210 154 492 407 431 404 213
Total shellfish 61,116 57,356 63,056 61,480 52,299 149,242 133,250 164,290 176,938 167,477
Total landings 305,424 271,207 292,919 285,944 286,113 386,894 329,885 423,493 438,668 452,051

(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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