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 38. Number of active Scottish registered vessels by main fishing method as at 31st December 2009 to 2018

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Table 38. Number of active Scottish registered vessels by main fishing method as at 31st December 2009 to 2018

10m & under Over 10m Total
Pelagic Demersal Shellfish Over 10m Total
Year Nephrop trawls Creel fishing Other3 Total Purse seine Pelagic trawl Other Total Trawl4 Seine Lines Other5 Total Nephrop trawls Creel fishing Other Total
2009 85 1,289 109 1,483 4 21 - 25 217 35 15 8 275 193 118 82 393 693 2,176
2010 81 1,287 111 1,479 4 20 - 24 202 30 14 9 255 188 117 79 384 663 2,142
2011 81 1,274 106 1,461 4 20 - 24 180 25 15 7 227 174 117 78 369 620 2,081
2012 79 1,257 100 1,436 4 20 - 24 172 24 15 5 216 170 110 78 358 598 2,034
2013 70 1,253 103 1,426 3 20 - 23 163 22 13 5 203 170 110 86 366 592 2,018
2014 74 1,260 104 1,438 2 19 - 21 156 23 12 4 195 166 110 91 367 583 2,021
2015 70 1,275 103 1,448 2 18 - 20 147 21 11 4 183 158 111 94 363 566 2,014
2016 70 1,290 104 1,464 2 17 - 19 151 21 11 4 187 164 110 89 363 569 2,033
2017 67 1,323 113 1,503 3 17 - 20 150 20 10 4 184 162 108 88 358 562 2,065
2018 68 1,347 124 1,539 3 16 - 19 151 20 9 4 184 146 110 91 347 550 2,089

(1) The main fishing method specified on a vessel's licence application may differ from the actual fishing gear used in individual voyages.

(2) The 10m & under 'other' fishing method category includes mechanical dredging; suction dredging, and shell fishing by hand.

(3) The over 10m 'Demersal Trawl' category includes; demersal single trawl, demersal pair trawl, demersal twin/multi trawl and beam trawl.

(4) The over 10m 'Demersal Other' category includes; demersal gill nets and other demersal.


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