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 12. Tonnage and value of landings by all UK vessels into the rest of the UK by main species 2014 to 2018

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Table 12. Tonnage and value of landings by all UK vessels into the rest of the UK by main species 2014 to 2018

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bass 1,005 647 535 424 429 7,335 5,366 4,846 4,207 4,304
Black scabbardfish 0 - 0 - - 0 - 0 - -
Brill 274 310 370 340 317 1,573 1,622 1,973 2,005 2,116
Cod 1,105 1,378 4,269 3,504 2,911 1,979 2,343 7,398 6,144 5,520
Haddock 1,251 1,557 1,539 2,004 2,470 1,973 2,067 2,216 3,224 3,513
Hake 1,012 1,422 1,505 1,720 2,051 1,905 2,557 3,095 4,150 5,222
Lemon sole 1,660 1,158 1,214 869 675 5,778 4,937 5,281 4,265 3,439
Ling 471 263 277 186 138 440 300 325 257 212
Megrims 1,302 1,287 1,185 1,050 1,012 3,415 3,374 3,394 2,804 2,605
Monkfish 3,718 3,928 3,878 3,305 2,308 9,507 9,640 11,052 10,078 7,264
Plaice 2,185 1,856 2,516 2,675 2,440 2,514 2,363 3,159 3,871 4,669
Pollack 1,540 1,076 1,511 1,050 908 2,716 2,132 3,376 2,664 2,514
Saithe 134 159 124 43 67 147 153 143 58 74
Skates and rays 1,814 1,804 1,839 1,813 2,138 2,166 2,327 2,392 2,355 2,720
Sole 1,761 1,379 1,453 1,471 1,519 12,294 10,258 13,211 13,926 15,838
Turbot 466 477 494 537 400 3,777 3,681 4,270 4,778 4,257
Whiting 1,813 1,602 1,543 1,137 995 1,349 1,159 1,073 916 882
Witches 93 99 110 74 104 83 136 163 84 126
Wrasses 15 10 11 13 18 5 3 22 89 119
Other demersal 3,944 4,173 4,669 4,252 5,000 4,080 3,725 4,446 4,514 5,065
Total demersal 25,561 24,584 29,043 26,469 25,902 63,037 58,142 71,833 70,389 70,457
Blue whiting - 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Herring 7,040 6,478 7,341 7,557 5,742 1,987 2,047 3,616 2,924 2,000
Horse mackerel 2,293 2,191 856 144 975 703 801 318 60 585
Mackerel 4,044 4,235 4,636 5,204 3,116 4,182 3,101 3,513 4,897 3,266
Pilchards 3,418 4,181 7,984 7,133 8,126 807 1,587 2,593 2,367 2,878
Other pelagic 4,127 2,724 3,138 2,621 2,378 1,748 511 787 736 968
Total pelagic 20,921 19,809 23,955 22,658 20,338 9,429 8,048 10,827 10,984 9,698
Brown shrimps 602 325 806 568 1,124 1,358 806 2,960 2,506 2,681
Cockles 10,191 11,169 5,010 5,972 8,065 7,877 5,692 3,526 4,274 6,261
Cuttlefish 3,068 6,016 5,026 7,010 3,946 6,498 10,618 14,041 25,382 14,871
Edible crabs 17,485 15,558 17,674 16,430 16,513 22,956 20,311 24,341 27,088 37,378
Lobsters 2,151 2,051 2,127 2,139 1,832 20,914 21,122 25,925 27,262 25,691
Nephrops 10,167 9,658 10,766 9,159 7,267 25,420 22,737 27,966 24,234 19,236
Pink shrimps 0 0 0 3 0 4 5 1 0 2
Queen scallops 7,468 9,097 6,683 3,973 1,531 3,625 5,270 5,078 3,570 2,047
Razor fish 1 14 11 1 1 3 46 44 5 2
Scallops 17,327 17,581 15,617 17,592 18,542 31,064 34,298 35,838 44,705 46,284
Squid 727 544 333 533 292 3,002 2,242 1,774 2,382 1,736
Velvet crabs 236 250 270 257 218 410 375 462 450 478
Whelks 18,933 19,737 20,755 18,920 16,416 15,520 17,670 21,144 20,760 20,190
Other shellfish 1,687 2,325 2,746 1,835 2,148 2,295 3,287 2,722 3,201 3,271
Total shellfish 90,044 94,327 87,823 84,391 77,895 140,945 144,478 165,821 185,818 180,126
Total landings 136,527 138,720 140,821 133,518 124,134 213,411 210,668 248,481 267,192 260,281

(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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