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 27. Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels anywhere by gear type by main species 2018

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Table 27. Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels anywhere by gear type by main species 2018

Demersal Gears Tonnage Value (£'000)
Demersal trawls Demersal seine Demersal twin/multi trawls Lines Gill nets Beam trawls Other Total Demersal trawls Demersal seine Demersal twin/multi trawls Lines Gill nets Beam trawls Other Total
Cod 13,993 2,479 1,847 93 32 2 - 18,447 33,171 5,567 4,319 216 45 5 - 43,322
Haddock 21,946 5,057 1,755 0 0 1 - 28,759 33,427 6,466 2,367 0 0 1 - 42,262
Hake 3,102 848 197 2,356 257 1 - 6,761 6,417 1,903 432 4,807 487 1 - 14,046
Lemon sole 600 80 137 0 0 10 - 827 2,606 337 548 0 0 28 - 3,520
Ling 3,116 178 537 939 31 - - 4,800 4,897 275 875 1,405 23 - - 7,475
Megrims 1,754 154 600 - 1 0 - 2,509 4,958 564 1,887 - 2 0 - 7,410
Monkfish 8,587 255 2,061 1 1,697 6 - 12,607 28,708 821 6,798 1 1,779 13 - 38,122
Plaice 2,688 434 1,100 - 0 646 - 4,868 5,687 665 2,370 - 1 1,335 - 10,058
Saithe 8,607 591 1,237 26 0 0 - 10,462 6,993 449 995 19 0 0 - 8,455
Whiting 5,860 2,264 780 1 - 0 - 8,906 7,485 3,119 945 2 - 0 - 11,551
Other demersal 6,203 301 674 265 36 119 - 7,597 7,390 653 1,292 186 49 718 - 10,288
Total demersal 76,457 12,640 10,925 3,681 2,055 785 - 106,544 141,739 20,820 22,827 6,636 2,385 2,101 - 196,509
Other speciesa 19,007 190 199 1,401 6 11 85 20,898 22,031 937 714 1,491 19 21 441 25,654

(a) Other species include pelagic and/or shellfish species

Pelagic Gears Tonnage Value (£'000)
Purse seine Pelagic trawl Other Total Purse seine Pelagic trawl Other Total
Blue whiting - 60,420 - 60,420 - 12,318 - 12,318
Herring 112 62,682 - 62,794 34 23,631 - 23,665
Mackerel 8,795 134,577 - 143,372 10,726 141,410 - 152,137
Other pelagic - 318 - 318 - 330 - 330
Total pelagic 8,908 257,997 - 266,904 10,760 177,690 - 188,450
Other speciesb - 147 - 147 - 323 - 323

(b) Other species include demersal and/or shellfish species

Tonnage Value (£'000)
Shellfish Gears Creel fishing Nephrop trawls Dredging Hand shellfishing Other Total Creel fishing Nephrop trawls Dredging Hand shellfishing Other Total
Edible crabs 10,058 0 1 0 - 10,059 25,683 0 2 0 - 25,685
Lobsters 1,210 0 0 0 - 1,210 18,535 2 4 0 - 18,541
Nephrops 1,335 16,797 12 1 - 18,145 9,164 53,260 65 6 - 62,495
Queen scallops 1 1 1,723 0 - 1,725 1 2 2,225 0 - 2,228
Razor fish 3 - 2 521 - 526 28 0 14 4,186 - 4,228
Scallops 19 - 14,634 638 1 15,293 35 0.00 36,028 1,602 5 37,671
Squid 0 83 - - - 83 0 300 - - - 300
Velvet crabs 1,175 0 0 0 - 1,175 4,476 0 0 1 - 4,477
Whelks 1,815 - 2 - - 1,817 2,175 0 2 - - 2,178
Other shellfish 104 4 21 1 - 129 150 11 53 1 - 215
Total shellfish 15,719 16,886 16,395 1,161 1 50,162 60,248 53,575 38,393 5,797 5 158,018
Other speciesc 102 802 41 - - 946 3,213 1,243 183 - - 4,639

(c) Other species include demersal and/or pelagic species

(1) Main species are those where the total value landed by Scottish vessels was £2m or over in 2018.

(2) Bottom trawl gears catching demersal species have been included as demersal trawls, while bottom trawl gears catching nephrops have been included as nephrops trawls.


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