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

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Table 18. Tonnage and value of landings by foreign vessels into all of the UK by main species 2014 to 2018

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bass 12 13 7 4 2 63 66 51 33 17
Black scabbardfish 2,862 2,452 2,964 1,960 1,413 4,801 3,311 4,606 2,682 1,932
Brill 50 58 61 47 39 206 292 302 243 175
Cod 728 1,372 906 775 1,066 1,401 2,410 1,858 1,603 2,325
Haddock 1,799 1,054 738 826 533 2,366 1,358 1,028 980 718
Hake 7,096 7,088 8,502 8,939 6,803 17,609 17,410 20,595 19,139 13,999
Lemon sole 344 242 202 162 154 714 906 667 498 270
Ling 1,643 1,667 2,113 2,337 2,720 2,204 2,423 3,246 3,744 4,149
Megrims 324 418 505 681 625 739 1,040 1,174 1,635 1,300
Monkfish 1,308 1,544 2,336 3,114 2,286 3,666 4,072 6,000 5,924 3,783
Plaice 759 901 475 294 274 571 903 543 391 432
Pollack 100 39 64 60 98 160 81 138 134 232
Saithe 6,359 8,926 7,464 6,589 10,415 6,849 8,479 8,490 6,565 7,812
Skates and rays 698 825 690 633 591 788 1,173 1,072 868 305
Sole 778 691 616 504 533 4,091 5,312 5,188 4,751 4,765
Turbot 73 74 76 61 52 429 536 584 466 374
Whiting 545 583 700 492 247 486 593 640 536 255
Witches 72 50 66 72 52 70 69 86 79 57
Wrasses 3 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0
Other demersal 5,077 3,680 3,774 7,312 6,348 7,216 4,753 4,906 4,001 3,901
Total demersal 30,631 31,677 32,262 34,861 34,253 54,431 55,187 61,176 54,271 46,802
Blue whiting 12 - - - 1,293 1 - - - 244
Herring 10,439 3,479 6,991 2,951 2,587 2,978 1,181 3,924 1,126 914
Horse mackerel 620 352 794 359 489 488 209 507 18 9
Mackerel 29,437 9,101 10,601 13,201 14,007 21,652 5,923 8,676 12,049 14,480
Pilchards - 0 0 - 1 - 0 0 - 1
Other pelagic 0 4 774 0 609 0 1 281 0 140
Total pelagic 40,508 12,936 19,159 16,512 18,987 25,119 7,314 13,389 13,193 15,789
Brown shrimps - - - - - - - - - -
Cockles - - - - - - - - - -
Cuttlefish 26 167 139 189 129 27 260 385 572 297
Edible crabs 69 61 58 51 37 35 33 31 42 20
Lobsters 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 5 2 5
Nephrops 145 163 135 53 34 303 345 280 124 82
Pink shrimps - - - - - - - - - -
Queen scallops - 7 - - - - 5 - - -
Razor fish - - - - - - - - - -
Scallops 1,149 742 965 951 928 1,937 1,405 1,925 2,291 2,167
Squid 47 82 30 69 55 103 129 111 162 136
Velvet crabs - - - - - - - - - -
Whelks 7 9 9 7 11 3 5 5 6 13
Other shellfish 87 202 137 78 40 385 511 634 439 5
Total shellfish 1,531 1,434 1,474 1,398 1,235 2,796 2,695 3,376 3,637 2,727
Total landings 72,670 46,047 52,895 52,771 54,475 82,346 65,197 77,940 71,102 65,317

(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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