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 34. Tonnage and value of landings of key commercial stocks by Scottish vessels 2014 to 2018

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Table 34. Tonnage and value of landings of key commercial stocks by Scottish vessels 2014 to 2018

Stock Tonnage Value (£'000)
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Atlanto Scandian Herring 4,233 - 3,900 4,358 2,582 2,280 - 2,434 2,314 1,038
North Sea Herring1 44,977 48,322 59,220 49,515 60,833 12,926 17,657 39,681 20,686 22,963
West of Scotland Herring 12,155 10,404 2,423 2,550 1,207 3,265 3,650 1,444 776 376
North Sea Mackerel2,3 6,407 4,782 7,642 4,164 873 4,516 3,309 7,944 4,143 1,147
West of Scotland Mackerel3 231,416 192,068 178,964 174,481 152,127 189,165 125,216 158,589 156,510 162,553
North Sea Blue Ling 21 3 7 8 4 24 2 10 8 5
West of Scotland Blue Ling 284 379 275 643 737 302 463 310 631 672
North Sea Cod 10,517 10,940 12,321 14,152 17,700 21,256 21,477 25,902 32,675 41,457
West of Scotland Cod (VIa) 142 161 174 189 204 287 321 349 412 488
Rockall Cod (VIb) 10 18 33 36 49 17 35 73 83 116
North Sea Haddock 25,572 21,826 22,540 21,557 21,970 35,339 29,732 29,642 32,110 32,075
West of Scotland Haddock (VIa) 3,232 3,034 3,078 2,437 3,395 4,449 4,267 4,202 3,454 4,878
Rockall Haddock (VIb) 1,152 2,052 2,160 3,887 3,418 1,547 2,677 2,964 6,404 5,128
North Sea Hake 1,639 1,761 2,927 3,805 3,529 2,874 3,124 6,745 8,285 7,656
West of Scotland Hake 3,635 3,934 3,834 2,994 1,910 9,396 11,138 9,804 6,316 4,050
North Sea Ling 1,787 1,801 2,044 2,336 2,705 2,075 2,169 2,952 3,708 4,174
West of Scotland Ling 1,701 1,707 2,130 2,194 1,976 2,227 2,345 3,076 3,825 3,125
North Sea Megrim 1,421 1,116 1,196 1,106 1,460 3,837 2,813 3,672 3,476 4,757
West of Scotland Megrims 533 610 750 723 915 1,239 1,275 1,725 1,893 2,295
North Sea Monkfish 5,518 7,458 8,490 9,027 8,854 15,789 18,048 24,096 25,742 27,656
West of Scotland Monkfish 1,953 2,461 2,506 2,690 3,097 5,515 5,967 6,892 8,240 9,674
North Sea Nephrops 9,418 5,748 7,620 10,435 9,270 33,200 20,147 28,595 36,210 30,039
West of Scotland Nephrops 10,635 10,268 12,521 10,486 8,168 40,276 39,046 44,929 35,963 29,466
North Sea Saithe 5,170 5,167 4,997 5,781 7,951 4,653 4,636 5,307 5,781 6,468
West of Scotland Saithe 2,868 2,858 2,399 2,353 2,378 2,599 2,350 2,335 2,307 1,892
North Sea Tusk 51 41 36 33 44 36 31 30 25 39
West of Scotland Tusk 66 70 51 68 91 44 51 38 48 63
North Sea Whiting 8,614 7,848 7,228 7,400 8,870 9,569 8,370 7,931 9,634 11,464
West of Scotland Whiting 103 167 119 121 138 116 187 133 158 190
Blue Whiting 25,617 30,508 36,896 62,984 66,494 3,823 6,311 8,469 10,722 13,248
Edible Crabs 10,611 9,920 11,102 11,477 10,095 13,634 12,380 15,209 19,600 25,722
Lobsters 1,214 1,046 1,148 1,219 1,213 12,462 11,045 13,749 17,199 18,575
Scallops 16,443 16,042 15,340 15,757 15,384 32,792 33,087 36,981 39,486 37,962
Velvet Crabs 1,658 1,479 1,603 1,602 1,177 4,130 3,745 4,450 4,930 4,485

(1) Includes NS Herring (IVa & IVb) and NS Herring (IVc).

(2) Includes NS Mackerel (IVa) and NS Mackerel (IVb & IVc) but excludes Mackerel from the Shetland Box, allocated on West of Scotland.

(3) Figures presented in this table include Scottish vessels that do not belong to a PO. Scottish vessels can belong to a predominantly English PO and vice-versa.


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