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 40. Number of Scottish registered vessels by main fishing method and length group as at 31st December 2018

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Table 40. Number of Scottish registered vessels by main fishing method and length group as at 31st December 2018

Length group (metres)
Main fishing method 10m & under >10 -12 >12 -15 >15 -24 >24 -40 Over 40 Over 10m Total
Demersal single trawl 16 3 6 65 38 3 115 131
Demersal pair trawl - - - 4 11 - 15 15
Seine net - 1 - 8 11 - 20 20
Lines 49 - - - 8 1 9 58
Demersal gill nets 5 - - - 3 - 3 8
Demersal twin/multi trawl - - - 13 4 - 17 17
Beam trawl 1 - - - 3 1 4 5
Other demersal 1 - - - 1 - 1 2
Demersal total 72 4 6 90 79 5 184 256
Purse seine - - - - - 3 3 3
Pelagic trawl - - - - 1 15 16 16
Pelagic total - - - - 1 18 19 19
Creel fishing 1,347 90 11 8 1 - 110 1,457
Nephrops trawl 68 28 34 81 3 - 146 214
Mechanical dredging 16 8 18 39 13 2 80 96
Suction dredging - 1 - - - - 1 1
Shell fishing by hand 36 9 1 - - - 10 46
Shellfish total 1,467 136 64 128 17 2 347 1,814
Total 1,539 140 70 218 97 25 550 2,089

(1) For description of main fishing method see Annex 2: Glossary of Terms.


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