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 4. Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels abroad by main species 2014 to 2018

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Table 4. Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels abroad by main species 2014 to 2018

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bass - - - 0 0 - - - 1 2
Black scabbardfish - - - - - - - - - -
Brill 16 12 22 20 26 100 55 119 117 177
Cod 212 216 190 289 194 524 463 439 628 554
Haddock 89 110 105 174 43 127 155 153 234 70
Hake 1,484 2,030 1,642 1,343 641 3,603 5,686 4,133 2,679 1,219
Lemon sole 133 106 111 97 134 445 354 391 364 490
Ling 254 173 342 212 45 330 264 485 337 67
Megrims 179 149 156 174 142 487 578 658 525 401
Monkfish 1,733 1,363 1,236 1,088 906 4,608 2,696 2,278 1,317 1,019
Plaice 3,099 3,115 4,074 3,783 2,695 3,202 3,441 5,500 5,800 6,333
Pollack 21 22 18 20 5 41 38 35 51 15
Saithe 285 368 274 222 159 317 416 349 248 206
Skates and rays 27 35 54 47 60 34 38 61 50 46
Sole 39 30 39 42 38 288 253 390 435 413
Turbot 49 37 57 75 84 397 291 464 590 766
Whiting 20 25 22 39 55 23 29 28 44 46
Witches 62 30 48 38 52 64 41 87 51 71
Wrasses - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Other demersal 484 2,403 396 3,777 1,747 371 744 399 962 827
Total demersal 8,185 10,223 8,786 11,439 7,024 14,960 15,542 15,972 14,432 12,720
Blue whiting 15,930 18,359 24,988 49,866 46,529 2,557 4,317 6,117 9,134 9,629
Herring 30,067 26,650 32,451 21,537 26,484 9,929 9,965 21,895 9,543 10,495
Horse mackerel 888 39 964 317 179 527 5 666 275 142
Mackerel 118,930 112,524 92,392 95,147 77,978 95,853 75,006 86,445 85,025 85,404
Pilchards - - - - - - - - - -
Other pelagic 815 634 297 346 350 1,729 1,285 525 125 74
Total pelagic 166,630 158,206 151,092 167,215 151,520 110,595 90,578 115,647 104,102 105,744
Brown shrimps - - - - - - - - - -
Cockles - - - - - - - - - -
Cuttlefish 0 0 0 6 8 0 0 0 37 32
Edible crabs 13 14 43 499 469 11 12 40 877 1,042
Lobsters 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 5 2 5
Nephrops 161 120 260 133 155 893 722 1,195 721 1,273
Pink shrimps - - - - - - - - - -
Queen scallops 77 114 148 27 8 35 72 113 31 10
Razor fish - - - - - - - - - -
Scallops 136 25 20 6 0 247 63 47 14 1
Squid 84 135 55 158 288 328 249 149 450 698
Velvet crabs - - - 0 0 - - - 1 0
Whelks - - - 0 1 - - - 0 1
Other shellfish 9 13 12 17 15 17 19 27 5 16
Total shellfish 480 421 539 847 945 1,532 1,140 1,575 2,137 3,079
Total landings 175,296 168,851 160,417 179,500 159,489 127,087 107,260 133,194 120,671 121,543

(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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