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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Scottish sea fisheries statistics 2018
Table 30. Tonnage and value of all landings into Scotland by main species

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Table 30. Tonnage and value of all landings into Scotland by main species

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Black scabbardfish 2,974 2,579 3,060 2,062 1,479 4,952 3,472 4,734 2,834 2,047
Blue ling 2,288 1,478 1,717 1,621 1,847 3,275 1,797 2,012 1,662 1,828
Bluemouth 124 100 93 115 136 223 173 193 243 185
Cardinal fish 3 4 24 12 28 4 4 40 7 17
Catfish 293 366 432 473 476 497 511 747 852 886
Cod 13,479 15,236 17,301 18,802 22,747 27,027 29,319 35,914 43,196 52,897
Common mora 44 43 39 25 37 45 46 56 37 64
Conger eels 40 46 37 37 31 31 34 26 23 16
Dogfish 180 224 325 228 160 233 54 102 96 48
Forkbeard 627 549 587 508 486 1,149 923 1,005 779 271
Greenland halibut 600 640 666 259 221 1,495 1,709 1,653 689 660
Gurnards 361 638 609 421 653 153 258 251 185 281
Haddock 35,804 31,828 32,254 32,272 33,230 49,604 43,331 42,642 48,251 48,277
Hake 14,594 14,484 18,391 19,678 16,077 35,286 35,642 44,267 42,069 34,059
Halibut 44 48 130 177 222 405 377 833 1,264 1,586
John dory 30 22 18 8 21 166 133 118 59 144
Lemon sole 695 699 811 709 769 2,152 2,399 3,053 3,067 3,363
Ling 5,544 5,492 6,725 7,448 8,166 7,076 7,308 9,900 12,172 12,597
Megrims 2,228 2,038 2,347 2,351 2,836 5,742 4,923 6,459 6,805 8,146
Monkfish 8,629 11,410 14,254 15,288 14,561 24,843 27,842 40,267 40,762 43,645
Plaice 1,404 1,720 2,209 2,127 2,408 1,094 1,219 2,200 2,608 4,115
Pollack 405 561 443 525 595 782 1,013 1,039 1,386 1,724
Rabbit fish 180 133 115 128 108 105 70 65 88 126
Redfish 615 250 160 134 126 833 348 261 219 209
Roundnose grenadier 593 335 426 107 147 617 358 576 117 187
Saithe 17,367 18,688 17,302 16,494 23,716 16,880 16,867 18,692 16,335 18,476
Sandeels - - - 4,713 4,189 - - - 834 881
Skates and rays 715 700 724 710 912 635 604 777 737 877
Turbot 56 67 57 64 92 456 536 481 541 898
Tusk 356 357 346 279 319 282 281 278 217 228
Whiting 9,612 9,511 9,234 9,092 10,565 10,832 10,309 10,228 11,822 13,803
Witches 685 558 696 940 1,135 664 594 824 1,053 1,281
Wrasses 51 31 49 39 37 20 1,164 3,185 912 3,067
Other demersal 243 45 65 51 52 120 85 71 90 180
Total demersal 120,865 120,882 131,646 137,897 148,583 197,680 193,705 232,947 242,012 257,070
Blue whiting 9,699 12,150 11,908 13,117 21,118 1,267 1,994 2,352 1,588 3,867
Herring 39,458 34,048 39,255 39,660 45,039 10,959 12,076 25,149 16,145 16,475
Horse mackerel 1,101 711 216 5 207 724 485 153 2 232
Mackerel 149,325 97,973 106,632 98,260 89,388 119,135 61,933 91,737 90,021 93,739
Sprats 1,540 1,060 2,179 1,356 609 370 249 502 302 140
Other pelagic 0 0 772 6 3 0 0 270 1 1
Total pelagic 201,122 145,943 160,962 152,403 156,364 132,456 76,737 120,164 108,058 114,453
Clams 23 33 44 34 22 39 81 114 92 69
Edible crabs 12,375 11,120 12,142 11,809 10,367 16,198 14,195 17,163 20,296 26,817
Green crabs 225 194 164 124 100 151 123 124 110 87
Lobsters 1,220 1,049 1,143 1,216 1,213 12,564 11,078 13,698 17,171 18,570
Nephrops 20,182 16,069 19,969 20,671 17,625 73,126 59,218 72,567 71,143 59,864
Octopus 5 8 20 20 24 5 6 10 14 25
Queen scallops 3,123 3,361 3,789 1,771 1,244 1,467 1,883 3,071 1,978 1,707
Razor fish 429 350 461 610 559 1,597 1,616 2,294 3,575 4,476
Scallops 10,644 10,721 12,368 9,225 7,549 22,158 22,812 30,131 23,931 20,070
Squid 2,190 1,293 1,697 2,946 2,607 6,273 4,242 6,501 10,744 11,125
Velvet crabs 1,662 1,493 1,606 1,603 1,177 4,142 3,782 4,460 4,933 4,486
Whelks 862 1,128 1,909 1,831 1,511 683 940 1,723 1,939 1,740
Other shellfish 256 220 163 84 19 697 704 801 701 60
Total shellfish 53,194 47,038 55,477 51,944 44,016 139,100 120,679 152,657 156,627 149,095
Total landings 375,182 313,862 348,084 342,244 348,964 469,236 391,121 505,767 506,697 520,618

(1) Main species are those where the quantity landed into Scottish districts was 20 tonnes or over in 2018.

(2) Dogfish, Gurnards, Skates and rays, Wrasses and Squid are groups of individual species. Some of these individual species may exceed 20 tonnes landed into Scottish districts.


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