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 39. Number of active Scottish registered vessels by district and main fishing method as at 31st December 2018

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Table 39. Number of active Scottish registered vessels by district and main fishing method as at 31st December 2018

10m & under Over 10m Total
Pelagic Demersal Shellfish Over 10m Total
District Nephrop trawls Creel fishing Other3 Total Purse seine Pelagic trawl Other Total Trawl4 Seine Lines Other5 Total Nephrop trawls Creel fishing Other Total
Aberdeen 2 72 - 74 - - - - - - - - - 4 5 1 10 10 84
Anstruther 7 81 - 88 - - - - 4 - - - 4 11 - - 11 15 103
Buckie 20 48 6 74 - - - - 10 - - - 10 5 1 1 7 17 91
Eyemouth 6 78 4 88 - - - - 4 1 - - 5 12 2 - 14 19 107
Fraserburgh 1 103 16 120 1 7 - 8 43 5 - - 48 32 1 7 40 96 216
Peterhead 1 67 3 71 2 1 - 3 30 2 - - 32 3 2 2 7 42 113
Scrabster - 88 2 90 - - - - 2 2 - - 4 1 8 2 11 15 105
Total - East Coast 37 537 31 605 3 8 - 11 93 10 - - 103 68 19 13 100 214 819
Orkney 1 84 7 92 - - - - 4 - - - 4 4 25 3 32 36 128
Shetland 3 129 39 171 - 8 - 8 16 9 - - 25 1 2 8 11 44 215
Stornoway 1 168 4 173 - - - - 3 - - - 3 13 15 10 38 41 214
Total - Islands 5 381 50 436 - 8 - 8 23 9 - - 32 18 42 21 81 121 557
Ayr 11 63 15 89 - - - - 6 - - - 6 17 4 32 53 59 148
Campbeltown 5 87 10 102 - - - - 7 - - - 7 20 8 6 34 41 143
Kinlochbervie 2 14 - 16 - - - - 3 - - - 3 2 - - 2 5 21
Lochinver - 9 - 9 - - - - 2 - 9 4 15 - 1 - 1 16 25
Mallaig - 29 1 30 - - - - 6 1 - - 7 5 1 2 8 15 45
Oban 6 70 5 81 - - - - 3 - - - 3 5 16 14 35 38 119
Portree 1 82 2 85 - - - - 2 - - - 2 5 9 - 14 16 101
Ullapool 1 75 10 86 - - - - 6 - - - 6 6 10 3 19 25 111
Total - West Coast 26 429 43 498 - - - - 35 1 9 4 49 60 49 57 166 215 713
Total 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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