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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Scottish sea fisheries statistics 2018
Table 15. Tonnage and value of landings by all UK vessels anywhere by main species 2014 to 2018

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Table 15. Tonnage and value of landings by all UK vessels anywhere by main species 2014 to 2018

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bass 1,043 688 555 440 432 7,601 5,706 5,053 4,322 4,326
Black scabbardfish 112 127 96 101 66 151 161 128 152 115
Brill 385 435 512 451 421 2,282 2,175 2,725 2,606 2,719
Cod 30,249 28,300 34,124 38,415 34,577 49,851 49,033 62,566 77,699 74,504
Haddock 36,256 33,317 34,031 34,252 35,741 50,462 45,114 44,917 51,411 51,710
Hake 11,299 12,670 14,337 14,727 12,670 25,864 29,206 33,723 31,627 27,630
Lemon sole 2,849 2,287 2,488 1,984 1,765 9,439 8,796 9,778 8,515 7,728
Ling 4,874 4,582 5,440 5,691 5,771 5,912 5,863 7,748 9,254 8,884
Megrims 4,974 4,791 4,941 4,625 4,953 14,458 13,085 14,837 13,743 14,797
Monkfish 15,832 18,184 20,448 20,115 18,689 45,773 46,522 59,791 58,185 59,634
Plaice 19,143 18,876 21,223 17,675 12,377 20,638 22,546 28,284 24,461 23,499
Pollack 2,459 2,138 2,325 1,875 1,733 4,039 3,692 5,302 4,587 4,069
Saithe 12,751 13,034 12,362 11,830 16,014 12,154 11,757 12,826 11,714 12,983
Skates and rays 2,753 2,795 2,815 2,694 3,313 3,276 3,559 3,685 3,280 3,760
Sole 2,318 1,940 1,963 1,802 1,822 16,741 14,996 17,939 16,881 18,525
Turbot 840 790 873 921 787 6,815 6,058 7,126 7,502 7,224
Whiting 11,821 11,398 10,697 10,297 11,717 12,463 11,579 11,214 12,645 14,652
Witches 996 907 1,080 1,262 1,535 1,215 1,278 1,644 1,690 2,039
Wrasses 66 41 60 53 56 25 1,167 3,207 1,001 3,185
Other demersal 8,664 11,712 10,030 12,920 11,960 10,050 10,967 13,405 12,457 12,493
Total demersal 169,685 169,011 180,398 182,131 176,400 299,207 293,261 345,899 353,732 354,477
Blue whiting 27,833 31,778 38,270 66,426 72,884 5,147 6,593 8,655 11,455 15,352
Herring 97,683 93,745 92,247 84,058 103,161 28,778 32,948 56,349 35,783 45,139
Horse mackerel 12,719 7,585 6,509 5,417 7,161 5,546 3,569 2,757 2,865 4,866
Mackerel 287,979 247,993 217,638 226,929 191,101 227,172 159,805 188,502 203,395 202,323
Pilchards 3,893 4,314 9,392 7,598 8,148 974 1,622 3,131 2,536 2,891
Other pelagic 6,522 4,426 5,727 4,408 3,070 3,861 2,046 1,848 1,192 2,404
Total pelagic 436,629 389,841 369,784 394,836 385,524 271,478 206,583 261,241 257,226 272,976
Brown shrimps 602 325 806 570 1,125 1,359 810 2,965 2,550 2,711
Cockles 10,191 11,169 5,050 5,974 8,065 7,877 5,692 3,582 4,275 6,261
Cuttlefish 3,098 6,057 5,062 7,071 3,977 6,573 10,722 14,162 25,517 14,928
Edible crabs 33,132 29,829 33,804 33,204 33,090 44,529 39,271 47,322 55,441 75,394
Lobsters 3,402 3,136 3,292 3,398 3,088 33,757 32,518 39,861 44,920 44,849
Nephrops 30,527 25,936 31,486 30,576 25,586 99,511 82,997 103,687 98,940 83,515
Pink shrimps 1 1 0 17 1,283 4 6 4 60 3,851
Queen scallops 10,728 12,589 10,650 5,805 2,906 5,163 7,237 8,282 5,607 3,911
Razor fish 469 400 510 610 560 1,757 1,809 2,506 3,580 4,478
Scallops 28,492 28,440 28,248 26,813 26,225 54,096 57,353 66,485 68,541 66,602
Squid 6,862 6,245 4,674 8,535 7,993 14,455 10,908 18,769 25,579 25,509
Velvet crabs 1,898 1,743 1,878 1,862 1,396 4,553 4,158 4,925 5,389 4,964
Whelks 20,104 20,932 22,799 21,113 18,103 16,400 18,663 22,993 23,143 22,164
Other shellfish 2,401 3,030 3,509 2,428 2,470 3,018 3,972 3,473 3,835 3,582
Total shellfish 151,908 149,832 151,767 147,976 135,866 293,055 276,116 339,016 367,375 362,721
Total landings 758,223 708,684 701,950 724,943 697,790 863,740 775,960 946,156 978,334 990,174

(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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