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 28. Tonnage and value of all landings by Scottish vessels by ICES area and main species 2018

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Table 28. Tonnage and value of all landings by Scottish vessels by ICES area and main species 2018

ICES area Tonnage Value (£'000)
North Sea Area Faroes West Scotland Irish Sea Rest of area Other Total North Sea Area Faroes West Scotland Irish Sea Rest of area Other Total
IVa IVb IIa Vb VIa VIb VIIa VII IVa IVb IIa Vb VIa VIb VIIa VII
Species
Cod 17,651 48 0 548 204 49 8 11 0 18,521 41,347 109 0 1,376 488 116 18 25 0 43,480
Haddock 21,429 541 0 141 3,395 3,418 44 81 - 29,048 31,404 670 0 287 4,878 5,128 65 122 - 42,556
Hake 4,744 12 - 0 1,390 1 21 498 127 6,793 9,825 18 - 0 3,043 3 60 944 232 14,125
Lemon sole 637 141 - 1 40 4 0 10 0 834 2,818 504 - 3 149 13 0 53 1 3,541
Ling 2,784 6 0 51 1,707 252 0 17 - 4,817 4,285 8 0 83 2,783 318 0 24 - 7,502
Megrims 1,466 0 - 1 666 249 0 134 0 2,516 4,777 0 - 3 1,792 503 1 354 0 7,430
Monkfish 8,896 39 15 49 2,093 1,004 3 680 2 12,783 27,846 120 33 169 7,088 2,587 7 821 4 38,675
Plaice 1,893 2,685 - 1 291 0 0 23 1 4,894 3,233 6,255 - 2 556 0 0 50 1 10,097
Saithe 7,933 18 9 184 2,232 146 3 0 - 10,526 6,456 12 19 136 1,778 113 3 0 - 8,518
Whiting 8,763 100 - 4 104 34 0 52 8 9,064 11,362 98 - 7 140 51 0 47 4 11,708
Wrasses 4 - - - 33 - - - 0 37 254 - - - 2,812 - - - 0 3,067
Other demersal 3,125 2,338 7 5 1,605 97 34 304 203 7,718 5,627 2,019 18 17 1,981 115 42 688 90 10,596
Total demersal 79,326 5,928 31 986 13,761 5,254 114 1,810 341 107,551 149,234 9,813 70 2,084 27,488 8,948 196 3,127 332 201,293
Blue whiting - - - - 12,447 16,064 - 37,982 - 66,494 - - - - 2,171 3,103 - 7,974 - 13,248
Herring 59,885 948 2,582 - 1,207 - - - 0 64,622 22,636 327 1,038 - 376 - - - 0 24,377
Mackerel 85,495 79 - - 67,403 3 - 18 3 153,000 102,633 111 - - 60,911 4 - 32 8 163,699
Other pelagic 3 0 - 0 322 0 - 15 350 691 1 0 - 0 332 0 - 13 74 421
Total pelagic 145,383 1,027 2,582 0 81,380 16,067 - 38,015 354 284,807 125,270 439 1,038 0 63,790 3,106 - 8,020 83 201,745
Edible crabs 3,681 2,115 - - 4,287 - 6 5 - 10,095 9,038 5,174 - - 11,483 - 15 12 - 25,722
Lobsters 235 594 - - 348 - 36 0 - 1,213 3,668 9,110 - - 5,252 - 544 0 - 18,575
Nephrops 5,833 3,437 - - 8,167 1 139 601 - 18,178 19,018 11,021 - - 29,459 7 334 2,787 - 62,627
Queen scallops 67 0 - - 5 - 1,528 169 - 1,770 182 1 - - 7 - 1,995 111 - 2,294
Razor fish 0 109 - - 404 - 40 - - 553 0 893 - - 3,221 - 324 0 - 4,438
Scallops 2,608 2,437 - - 2,733 - 1,538 6,064 4 15,384 6,258 5,806 - - 7,648 - 4,305 13,938 7 37,962
Squid 1,681 61 - 2 534 235 0 274 19 2,806 7,246 215 - 12 2,475 1,025 0 597 142 11,712
Velvet crabs 491 152 - - 534 - 0 - - 1,177 1,870 568 - - 2,047 - 0 - - 4,485
Whelks 859 213 - - 117 - 334 5 297 1,825 989 248 - - 133 - 399 5 413 2,187
Other shellfish 89 19 - - 47 3 0 83 0 241 102 45 - - 94 0 1 309 0 552
Total shellfish 15,545 9,137 - 2 17,176 240 3,622 7,201 319 53,243 48,372 33,081 0 12 61,820 1,032 7,917 17,760 562 170,556
Total landings 240,253 16,092 2,613 988 112,317 21,561 3,736 47,027 1,015 445,602 322,876 43,333 1,108 2,096 153,098 13,086 8,113 28,906 977 573,594

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


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