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 16. Tonnage and value of landings by foreign vessels into Scotland by main species 2014 to 2018

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Table 16. Tonnage and value of landings by foreign vessels into Scotland by main species 2014 to 2018

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bass - - - - - - - - - -
Black scabbardfish 2,862 2,452 2,964 1,960 1,413 4,801 3,311 4,606 2,682 1,932
Brill 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
Cod 586 1,247 821 705 1,032 1,211 2,220 1,696 1,467 2,246
Haddock 1,667 951 660 738 453 2,241 1,236 946 877 675
Hake 7,086 7,079 8,491 8,838 6,785 17,598 17,399 20,580 18,967 13,980
Lemon sole 9 12 10 7 3 30 43 42 27 12
Ling 1,575 1,643 2,083 2,323 2,712 2,138 2,383 3,203 3,725 4,142
Megrims 199 236 290 442 399 513 683 809 1,227 1,017
Monkfish 992 1,063 1,742 2,365 1,807 2,912 2,766 4,507 4,157 3,486
Plaice 37 31 16 16 10 37 23 18 23 15
Pollack 46 18 35 49 88 79 39 79 111 230
Saithe 6,358 8,925 7,464 6,589 10,412 6,848 8,478 8,490 6,564 7,811
Skates and rays 126 105 121 124 99 118 104 156 134 107
Sole 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0
Turbot 6 3 5 7 9 37 23 44 52 82
Whiting 297 414 483 410 174 362 480 518 478 243
Witches 14 10 8 18 20 16 16 10 22 19
Wrasses - - - - - - - - - -
Other demersal 4,571 2,901 3,349 6,954 5,949 6,723 4,135 4,519 3,678 3,511
Total demersal 26,432 27,093 28,543 31,546 31,367 45,664 43,340 50,224 44,192 39,510
Blue whiting 12 - - - 1,132 1 - - - 244
Herring 8,149 1,962 6,143 2,289 2,094 2,417 734 3,484 903 747
Horse mackerel 338 12 210 - - 280 1 150 - -
Mackerel 27,197 7,372 7,393 9,794 11,581 19,237 4,456 6,413 10,053 12,298
Pilchards - - - - - - - - - -
Other pelagic 0 - 771 0 609 0 - 269 0 140
Total pelagic 35,696 9,346 14,517 12,083 15,416 21,935 5,191 10,317 10,955 13,429
Brown shrimps - - - - - - - - - -
Cockles - - - - - - - - - -
Cuttlefish - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Edible crabs 8 0 0 - - 11 0 0 - -
Lobsters - - - - - - - - - -
Nephrops 0 7 - - 0 1 24 - - 0
Pink shrimps - - - - - - - - - -
Queen scallops - - - - - - - - - -
Razor fish - - - - - - - - - -
Scallops - - 4 137 - - - 7 372 -
Squid 27 16 15 41 40 76 52 43 80 107
Velvet crabs - - - - - - - - - -
Whelks - - 0 - - - - 0 - -
Other shellfish 75 174 117 38 10 380 497 615 417 0
Total shellfish 110 196 137 216 50 467 574 666 869 107
Total landings 62,238 36,635 43,197 43,845 46,834 68,067 49,105 61,207 56,016 53,047

(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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