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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2019

National Statistics publication that provides data on the 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 2019
Table 4. Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels abroad by main species 2015 to 2019

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Table 4. Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels abroad by main species 2015 to 2019

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Bass - - 0 0 0 - - 1 2 2
Blue ling 1 2 0 0 - 1 3 0 0 -
Brill 12 22 20 26 27 55 119 117 177 65
Cod 216 190 289 194 54 463 439 628 554 178
Gurnards 4 12 67 86 131 3 11 48 134 183
Haddock 110 105 174 43 67 155 153 234 70 90
Hake 2,030 1,642 1,343 641 367 5,686 4,133 2,679 1,219 771
Lemon sole 106 111 97 134 116 354 391 364 489 246
Ling 173 342 212 45 45 264 485 337 67 60
Megrims 149 156 174 142 145 578 658 525 401 369
Monkfish 1,363 1,236 1,088 906 978 2,696 2,278 1,317 1,019 2,399
Plaice 3,115 4,074 3,783 2,693 1,781 3,441 5,500 5,794 6,326 2,838
Pollack 22 18 20 5 2 38 35 51 15 6
Saithe 368 274 222 159 103 416 349 248 206 206
Skates and rays 35 54 47 60 28 38 61 50 46 22
Sole 30 39 42 38 18 253 390 435 412 80
Turbot 37 57 75 84 78 291 464 590 766 321
Whiting 25 22 39 54 92 29 28 44 45 88
Wrasses - - - 0 0 - - - 0 0
Other demersal 2,428 429 3,747 1,705 589 781 472 965 719 560
Total demersal 10,223 8,786 11,439 7,015 4,620 15,542 15,972 14,427 12,668 8,485
Blue whiting 18,359 24,988 49,866 46,529 44,548 4,317 6,117 9,134 9,629 8,128
Herring 26,650 32,451 21,537 26,484 23,194 9,965 21,895 9,543 10,495 12,512
Horse mackerel 39 964 317 178 228 5 666 275 140 170
Mackerel 112,524 92,392 95,147 77,742 71,453 75,006 86,445 85,025 85,159 88,519
Pilchards - - - - 1 - - - - 2
Other pelagic 634 297 346 350 1,552 1,285 525 125 74 374
Total pelagic 158,206 151,092 167,215 151,283 140,975 90,578 115,647 104,102 105,497 109,705
Cockles - - - - - - - - - -
Cuttlefish 0 0 6 7 17 0 0 37 32 32
Edible crabs 14 43 499 469 1,140 12 40 914 1,083 1,678
Lobsters 0 0 0 1 2 3 5 2 5 23
Nephrops 120 260 133 155 200 722 1,195 721 1,273 1,117
Queen scallops 114 148 27 8 929 72 113 31 10 707
Razor fish - - - - - - - - - -
Scallops 25 20 6 0 19 63 47 14 1 31
Squid 135 55 158 285 425 249 149 450 687 1,828
Velvet crabs - - 0 0 0 - - 1 0 0
Whelks - - 0 1 1 - - 0 1 1
Other shellfish 13 12 17 15 11 19 27 14 16 14
Total shellfish 421 539 847 942 2,743 1,140 1,575 2,183 3,107 5,432
Total landings 168,851 160,417 179,501 159,240 148,338 107,260 133,194 120,712 121,272 123,622

(1) Main species are those where the total value landed into the UK or by UK vessels abroad was £2m or more in 2019


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