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 11. Tonnage and value of landings by all UK vessels into Scotland by main species 2014 to 2018

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Table 11. Tonnage and value of landings by all UK vessels into Scotland by main species 2014 to 2018

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bass 1 0 0 0 0 5 3 2 1 2
Black scabbardfish 112 127 96 101 66 150 161 128 152 115
Brill 4 6 5 6 8 16 27 24 29 42
Cod 12,893 13,990 16,480 18,097 21,715 25,817 27,099 34,217 41,729 50,651
Haddock 34,137 30,878 31,595 31,533 32,777 47,364 42,095 41,696 47,374 47,602
Hake 7,508 7,405 9,900 10,840 9,292 17,688 18,243 23,688 23,103 20,079
Lemon sole 686 687 801 702 766 2,121 2,356 3,011 3,040 3,351
Ling 3,970 3,848 4,643 5,124 5,453 4,938 4,925 6,697 8,447 8,455
Megrims 2,029 1,801 2,057 1,909 2,437 5,229 4,240 5,650 5,578 7,129
Monkfish 7,637 10,347 12,512 12,922 12,754 21,930 25,076 35,760 36,605 40,160
Plaice 1,367 1,688 2,193 2,111 2,399 1,058 1,195 2,182 2,585 4,100
Pollack 359 543 407 475 507 703 974 960 1,275 1,494
Saithe 11,009 9,763 9,838 9,906 13,303 10,032 8,389 10,202 9,770 10,665
Skates and rays 589 595 603 587 812 517 500 621 603 770
Sole 4 3 2 3 4 21 17 13 21 30
Turbot 50 63 52 58 84 418 513 437 490 816
Whiting 9,315 9,097 8,751 8,682 10,390 10,471 9,829 9,709 11,344 13,560
Witches 671 547 688 922 1,115 648 579 813 1,031 1,262
Wrasses 51 31 49 39 37 20 1,164 3,185 912 3,067
Other demersal 2,041 2,369 2,431 2,333 3,297 2,870 2,980 3,728 3,731 4,210
Total demersal 94,432 93,789 103,103 106,351 117,216 152,016 150,365 182,723 197,820 217,560
Blue whiting 9,687 12,150 11,908 13,117 19,986 1,266 1,994 2,352 1,588 3,623
Herring 31,308 32,086 33,112 37,371 42,945 8,542 11,343 21,665 15,242 15,728
Horse mackerel 763 699 6 5 207 445 484 3 2 232
Mackerel 122,128 90,602 99,239 88,466 77,807 99,898 57,476 85,324 79,968 81,441
Pilchards - - - - - - - - - -
Other pelagic 1,540 1,060 2,179 1,362 3 370 249 503 303 1
Total pelagic 165,426 136,597 146,444 140,320 140,948 110,520 71,546 109,847 97,102 101,024
Brown shrimps 0 0 0 2 1 1 5 5 44 31
Cockles 0 0 0 2 - 0 0 0 1 -
Cuttlefish - 1 1 20 1 - 1 1 60 1
Edible crabs 12,367 11,120 12,142 11,809 10,367 16,187 14,195 17,163 20,296 26,817
Lobsters 1,220 1,049 1,143 1,216 1,213 12,564 11,078 13,698 17,171 18,570
Nephrops 20,182 16,062 19,969 20,671 17,625 73,125 59,193 72,567 71,143 59,863
Pink shrimps 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 3 7 0
Queen scallops 3,123 3,361 3,789 1,771 1,244 1,467 1,883 3,071 1,978 1,707
Razor fish 429 350 461 610 559 1,597 1,616 2,294 3,575 4,476
Scallops 10,644 10,721 12,365 9,088 7,549 22,158 22,812 30,124 23,559 20,070
Squid 2,164 1,277 1,682 2,905 2,567 6,198 4,190 6,458 10,664 11,018
Velvet crabs 1,662 1,493 1,606 1,603 1,177 4,142 3,782 4,460 4,933 4,486
Whelks 862 1,128 1,909 1,831 1,511 683 940 1,723 1,939 1,740
Other shellfish 432 280 273 195 152 511 410 426 388 209
Total shellfish 53,085 46,841 55,340 51,728 43,966 138,633 120,105 151,991 155,758 148,987
Total landings 312,943 277,227 304,887 298,399 302,130 401,169 342,017 444,561 450,680 467,571

(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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