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

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Table 20. Tonnage and value of landings by all 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 1,017 660 541 428 431 7,398 5,432 4,897 4,240 4,321
Black scabbardfish 0 - 0 - - 0 - 0 - -
Brill 324 368 432 387 356 1,779 1,914 2,273 2,248 2,290
Cod 1,247 1,503 4,354 3,574 2,945 2,169 2,532 7,560 6,280 5,598
Haddock 1,382 1,661 1,617 2,092 2,550 2,098 2,190 2,299 3,326 3,556
Hake 1,022 1,430 1,516 1,821 2,069 1,916 2,567 3,110 4,322 5,241
Lemon sole 1,995 1,388 1,405 1,024 827 6,462 5,800 5,906 4,736 3,697
Ling 539 287 308 199 146 506 340 369 275 219
Megrims 1,426 1,468 1,399 1,289 1,239 3,642 3,731 3,759 3,212 2,888
Monkfish 4,034 4,409 4,472 4,053 2,787 10,261 10,946 12,545 11,844 7,561
Plaice 2,907 2,726 2,976 2,953 2,705 3,048 3,243 3,684 4,240 5,086
Pollack 1,593 1,096 1,540 1,061 918 2,797 2,173 3,435 2,687 2,515
Saithe 135 159 125 43 69 149 154 143 59 75
Skates and rays 2,386 2,524 2,407 2,322 2,630 2,836 3,397 3,308 3,088 2,918
Sole 2,539 2,070 2,069 1,975 2,052 16,385 15,570 18,399 18,677 20,604
Turbot 533 547 565 591 443 4,169 4,193 4,810 5,192 4,549
Whiting 2,061 1,770 1,761 1,219 1,068 1,474 1,272 1,194 974 894
Witches 150 139 167 128 136 137 189 238 141 163
Wrasses 18 12 13 14 18 6 4 23 89 119
Other demersal 4,449 4,952 5,093 4,610 5,399 4,574 4,343 4,833 4,837 5,455
Total demersal 29,759 29,168 32,762 29,784 28,787 71,804 69,990 82,785 80,469 77,748
Blue whiting - 0 0 0 161 - 0 0 0 0
Herring 9,329 7,994 8,189 8,220 6,235 2,548 2,495 4,056 3,147 2,167
Horse mackerel 2,575 2,530 1,440 503 1,464 911 1,010 676 79 594
Mackerel 6,285 5,965 7,843 8,611 5,542 6,597 4,568 5,776 6,893 5,448
Pilchards 3,418 4,181 7,984 7,133 8,128 807 1,587 2,593 2,367 2,880
Other pelagic 4,127 2,729 3,140 2,621 2,379 1,748 512 799 736 969
Total pelagic 25,734 23,399 28,597 27,087 23,909 12,612 10,171 13,899 13,222 12,058
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 3,093 6,183 5,164 7,200 4,075 6,526 10,878 14,426 25,953 15,168
Edible crabs 17,545 15,619 17,732 16,481 16,551 22,980 20,344 24,371 27,130 37,398
Lobsters 2,152 2,051 2,127 2,139 1,832 20,916 21,125 25,930 27,264 25,697
Nephrops 10,312 9,815 10,901 9,211 7,300 25,722 23,057 28,246 24,357 19,317
Pink shrimps 0 0 0 3 0 4 5 1 0 2
Queen scallops 7,468 9,104 6,683 3,973 1,531 3,625 5,275 5,078 3,570 2,047
Razor fish 1 14 11 1 1 3 46 44 5 2
Scallops 18,477 18,323 16,579 18,406 19,470 33,001 35,702 37,756 46,625 48,451
Squid 747 611 348 561 306 3,029 2,319 1,842 2,463 1,765
Velvet crabs 236 250 270 257 218 410 375 462 450 478
Whelks 18,941 19,747 20,763 18,927 16,427 15,523 17,675 21,149 20,766 20,204
Other shellfish 1,700 2,353 2,766 1,875 2,178 2,299 3,301 2,741 3,223 3,276
Total shellfish 91,466 95,565 89,160 85,572 79,080 143,274 146,600 168,531 188,586 182,745
Total landings 146,958 148,132 150,519 142,444 131,775 227,690 226,760 265,215 282,277 272,551

(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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