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 14. Tonnage and value of landings by all UK vessels abroad by main species 2014 to 2018

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Table 14. Tonnage and value of landings by all 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 3 261 338 206 113 20
Black scabbardfish - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Brill 107 119 137 104 96 692 526 728 572 561
Cod 16,251 12,933 13,375 16,814 9,952 22,055 19,591 20,950 29,827 18,334
Haddock 869 882 897 715 494 1,126 952 1,004 813 595
Hake 2,779 3,843 2,932 2,166 1,328 6,271 8,406 6,940 4,375 2,329
Lemon sole 503 442 474 413 323 1,540 1,503 1,486 1,211 938
Ling 434 471 520 381 180 533 637 726 550 218
Megrims 1,644 1,702 1,700 1,665 1,504 5,814 5,471 5,793 5,361 5,063
Monkfish 4,477 3,909 4,058 3,888 3,627 14,336 11,807 12,979 11,502 12,211
Plaice 15,591 15,332 16,514 12,890 7,539 17,067 18,988 22,943 18,004 14,730
Pollack 560 520 406 350 318 621 586 965 647 61
Saithe 1,608 3,113 2,399 1,881 2,644 1,974 3,215 2,482 1,885 2,244
Skates and rays 351 396 373 295 362 593 732 672 322 271
Sole 553 558 507 329 299 4,426 4,722 4,716 2,934 2,657
Turbot 325 250 327 326 304 2,619 1,864 2,419 2,234 2,150
Whiting 693 699 402 478 332 642 590 432 385 210
Witches 232 261 282 266 316 483 563 668 575 651
Wrasses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other demersal 2,679 5,170 2,930 6,335 3,663 3,100 4,262 5,231 4,212 3,218
Total demersal 49,692 50,638 48,252 49,311 33,282 84,154 84,754 91,342 85,523 66,460
Blue whiting 18,146 19,628 26,362 53,309 52,898 3,882 4,599 6,302 9,867 11,730
Herring 59,336 55,181 51,793 39,130 54,474 18,249 19,558 31,068 17,617 27,411
Horse mackerel 9,663 4,696 5,647 5,268 5,979 4,398 2,283 2,436 2,803 4,050
Mackerel 161,806 153,156 113,764 131,447 110,178 123,091 99,228 99,665 116,959 117,616
Pilchards 475 133 1,408 466 21 166 35 538 169 13
Other pelagic 856 642 410 426 688 1,743 1,285 558 152 1,435
Total pelagic 250,282 233,435 199,384 230,046 224,239 151,529 126,988 140,567 147,568 162,254
Brown shrimps 0 - - - - 0 - - - -
Cockles 0 - 41 0 - 0 - 55 0 -
Cuttlefish 30 40 36 40 30 75 103 121 76 56
Edible crabs 3,281 3,152 3,987 4,965 6,210 5,387 4,765 5,819 8,057 11,200
Lobsters 31 37 22 43 43 279 318 238 487 588
Nephrops 178 215 750 746 694 966 1,068 3,154 3,563 4,416
Pink shrimps - - - 11 1,283 - - - 53 3,850
Queen scallops 137 130 178 61 130 71 85 133 58 158
Razor fish 39 36 39 - - 157 147 168 - -
Scallops 520 138 266 133 133 875 244 523 277 249
Squid 3,971 4,424 2,659 5,097 5,134 5,256 4,477 10,538 12,533 12,755
Velvet crabs 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 4 6 0
Whelks 310 67 135 362 177 197 52 126 444 234
Other shellfish 281 425 490 399 170 212 275 325 246 102
Total shellfish 8,780 8,664 8,605 11,858 14,005 13,476 11,532 21,204 25,799 33,608
Total landings 308,753 292,737 256,241 291,214 271,526 249,159 223,274 253,114 258,890 262,322

(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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