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 9. Tonnage and value of landings by rest of the UK vessels abroad by main species 2014 to 2018

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Table 9. Tonnage and value of landings by rest of the UK vessels abroad by main species 2014 to 2018

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bass 37 40 20 16 3 261 338 206 112 18
Black scabbardfish - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Brill 91 107 115 84 71 592 471 609 455 384
Cod 16,038 12,716 13,185 16,525 9,758 21,531 19,127 20,511 29,199 17,780
Haddock 780 771 792 540 451 999 797 852 580 525
Hake 1,295 1,813 1,291 823 687 2,669 2,721 2,808 1,696 1,110
Lemon sole 370 336 363 316 190 1,096 1,149 1,095 846 448
Ling 180 298 178 169 135 202 373 240 213 151
Megrims 1,465 1,554 1,543 1,492 1,362 5,327 4,892 5,136 4,837 4,663
Monkfish 2,744 2,545 2,822 2,800 2,721 9,728 9,111 10,701 10,185 11,192
Plaice 12,492 12,216 12,439 9,107 4,844 13,865 15,547 17,443 12,205 8,396
Pollack 539 498 388 330 314 580 548 930 596 46
Saithe 1,323 2,745 2,125 1,659 2,485 1,657 2,798 2,133 1,637 2,039
Skates and rays 323 361 318 248 302 559 694 611 272 225
Sole 514 528 468 287 260 4,137 4,469 4,325 2,499 2,244
Turbot 276 213 270 252 220 2,223 1,573 1,954 1,645 1,384
Whiting 673 674 380 439 277 619 562 404 341 164
Witches 170 231 235 228 264 419 523 581 524 580
Wrasses 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 -
Other demersal 2,195 2,767 2,534 2,558 1,916 2,730 3,519 4,832 3,250 2,391
Total demersal 41,507 40,415 39,466 37,873 26,258 69,194 69,212 75,370 71,091 53,740
Blue whiting 2,216 1,269 1,374 3,442 6,369 1,325 282 185 733 2,100
Herring 29,268 28,531 19,342 17,593 27,990 8,320 9,593 9,174 8,075 16,916
Horse mackerel 8,776 4,656 4,683 4,951 5,800 3,871 2,278 1,770 2,528 3,908
Mackerel 42,876 40,631 21,372 38,112 32,200 27,239 24,222 13,220 33,505 32,212
Pilchards 475 133 1,408 466 21 166 35 538 169 13
Other pelagic 41 7 113 80 339 14 1 33 28 1,361
Total pelagic 83,651 75,229 48,292 64,643 72,719 40,934 36,410 24,920 45,037 56,510
Brown shrimps 0 - - - - 0 - - - -
Cockles 0 - 41 0 - 0 - 55 0 -
Cuttlefish 30 40 36 34 22 75 103 121 39 23
Edible crabs 3,268 3,137 3,944 4,466 5,741 5,376 4,752 5,779 7,180 10,158
Lobsters 31 36 22 42 43 276 315 233 485 583
Nephrops 17 96 490 613 539 74 346 1,958 2,843 3,142
Pink shrimps - - - 11 1,283 - - - 53 3,850
Queen scallops 60 16 30 34 122 36 12 20 28 149
Razor fish 39 36 39 - - 157 147 168 - -
Scallops 384 113 246 127 133 628 181 477 263 248
Squid 3,888 4,289 2,604 4,939 4,846 4,927 4,227 10,389 12,083 12,057
Velvet crabs 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 4 5 0
Whelks 310 67 135 362 176 197 52 126 444 234
Other shellfish 272 412 478 381 155 195 256 298 241 86
Total shellfish 8,299 8,242 8,066 11,010 13,061 11,944 10,392 19,629 23,662 30,529
Total landings 133,458 123,886 95,825 113,526 112,038 122,072 116,015 119,919 139,791 140,779

(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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