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

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Table 10. Tonnage and value of landings by rest of the UK vessels anywhere by main species 2014 to 2018

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bass 1,042 685 553 438 432 7,593 5,690 5,038 4,301 4,321
Black scabbardfish 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0
Brill 357 410 475 416 383 2,137 2,069 2,551 2,427 2,477
Cod 19,321 16,789 21,066 23,621 16,056 27,752 26,425 35,184 43,538 31,024
Haddock 5,836 5,877 5,885 6,143 6,692 8,459 7,766 7,472 9,085 9,154
Hake 5,133 6,016 6,520 6,599 5,877 12,160 13,402 15,414 14,596 13,505
Lemon sole 2,090 1,527 1,621 1,227 931 7,013 6,184 6,553 5,299 4,187
Ling 1,309 968 1,081 1,027 954 1,509 1,210 1,428 1,494 1,383
Megrims 2,824 2,889 2,812 2,600 2,437 8,855 8,375 8,762 7,830 7,367
Monkfish 7,039 7,054 7,784 7,103 5,907 20,888 20,254 25,081 22,167 20,959
Plaice 14,776 14,213 15,116 11,919 7,483 16,462 18,012 20,769 16,266 13,402
Pollack 2,171 1,682 1,988 1,461 1,311 3,439 2,846 4,488 3,471 2,818
Saithe 4,395 4,754 4,400 3,388 5,488 4,626 4,537 4,631 3,331 4,465
Skates and rays 2,153 2,175 2,190 2,086 2,457 2,744 3,035 3,059 2,640 2,967
Sole 2,268 1,901 1,918 1,755 1,776 16,387 14,685 17,500 16,396 18,041
Turbot 726 680 745 772 613 5,926 5,219 6,120 6,309 5,594
Whiting 3,088 3,357 3,314 2,741 2,653 2,757 2,992 3,121 2,814 2,944
Witches 301 368 394 364 422 542 700 810 686 772
Wrasses 15 11 13 13 18 5 40 60 89 119
Other demersal 6,175 6,923 7,156 6,735 6,956 6,904 7,220 9,362 7,821 7,684
Total demersal 81,019 78,279 85,031 80,406 68,848 156,160 150,660 177,402 170,562 153,183
Blue whiting 2,216 1,269 1,374 3,442 6,391 1,325 282 186 733 2,105
Herring 36,318 35,019 26,704 27,635 38,539 10,308 11,642 12,791 12,007 20,762
Horse mackerel 11,069 6,852 5,539 5,095 6,820 4,574 3,079 2,088 2,588 4,520
Mackerel 48,509 48,106 29,151 46,973 38,101 32,374 29,292 19,900 41,503 38,624
Pilchards 3,893 4,314 9,392 7,598 8,148 974 1,622 3,131 2,536 2,891
Other pelagic 4,167 2,732 3,251 2,701 2,718 1,762 512 820 764 2,329
Total pelagic 106,171 98,292 75,411 93,444 100,717 51,317 46,429 38,915 60,131 71,231
Brown shrimps 602 325 806 568 1,124 1,358 806 2,960 2,506 2,681
Cockles 10,191 11,169 5,050 5,974 8,065 7,877 5,692 3,582 4,275 6,261
Cuttlefish 3,042 5,770 4,650 6,437 3,907 6,463 10,180 12,797 23,306 14,635
Edible crabs 22,521 19,909 22,701 21,727 22,995 30,895 26,891 32,113 35,841 49,672
Lobsters 2,189 2,090 2,144 2,179 1,875 21,295 21,473 26,112 27,721 26,275
Nephrops 10,029 9,424 10,439 8,881 7,408 24,540 21,961 26,980 23,977 20,888
Pink shrimps 0 0 0 17 1,283 4 5 1 53 3,851
Queen scallops 3,774 3,503 2,245 1,647 1,136 1,949 2,158 1,838 1,590 1,617
Razor fish 47 80 137 121 6 197 338 658 682 39
Scallops 12,049 12,397 12,908 11,056 10,840 21,305 24,266 29,504 29,055 28,640
Squid 4,609 4,857 2,930 5,487 5,186 7,903 6,534 12,078 14,429 13,797
Velvet crabs 241 264 275 260 219 424 412 475 459 479
Whelks 19,045 19,530 20,673 19,095 16,278 15,561 17,462 21,037 20,982 19,977
Other shellfish 1,975 2,737 3,215 2,201 2,300 2,509 3,546 3,015 3,426 3,353
Total shellfish 90,313 92,054 88,173 85,649 82,623 142,280 141,726 173,151 188,301 192,166
Total landings 277,503 268,625 248,614 259,499 252,188 349,758 338,815 389,468 418,994 416,580

(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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