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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 19. Tonnage and value of landings by all vessels into Scotland by main species 2015 to 2019

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Table 19. Tonnage and value of landings by all vessels into Scotland by main species 2015 to 2019

Tonnage Value (£'000)
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Bass 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 2 1
Blue ling 1,478 1,717 1,729 1,845 2,123 1,797 2,012 1,743 1,825 2,814
Brill 6 5 6 8 7 27 26 29 43 44
Cod 15,236 17,301 18,881 22,698 19,304 29,319 35,914 43,373 52,814 49,328
Gurnards 638 609 421 652 941 258 251 185 281 551
Haddock 31,828 32,254 32,263 33,141 31,727 43,331 42,642 48,222 48,069 47,565
Hake 14,484 18,391 18,863 15,756 14,296 35,642 44,267 40,425 33,407 31,657
Lemon sole 699 811 709 768 871 2,399 3,053 3,067 3,353 3,573
Ling 5,492 6,725 7,049 7,781 8,433 7,308 9,900 11,510 11,996 12,924
Megrims 2,038 2,347 2,350 2,822 2,890 4,923 6,459 6,802 8,092 8,033
Monkfish 11,410 14,254 15,141 14,477 12,694 27,842 40,267 40,697 43,502 38,823
Plaice 1,720 2,209 2,126 2,405 1,756 1,219 2,200 2,606 4,105 2,915
Pollack 561 443 525 594 644 1,013 1,039 1,387 1,722 1,963
Saithe 18,688 17,302 16,471 23,387 19,783 16,867 18,692 16,304 18,252 18,979
Skates and rays 700 724 709 910 882 604 777 736 874 724
Sole 3 2 3 4 4 17 13 21 30 35
Turbot 67 57 64 92 85 536 481 542 897 815
Whiting 9,511 9,234 9,087 10,552 11,666 10,309 10,228 11,813 13,778 15,293
Wrasses 31 49 40 50 93 1,164 3,185 1,075 3,165 5,822
Other demersal 6,291 7,210 10,297 9,315 6,807 9,126 11,542 9,494 8,889 8,362
Total demersal 120,882 131,646 136,735 147,258 135,006 193,705 232,947 240,031 255,098 250,219
Blue whiting 12,150 11,908 13,117 21,118 14,695 1,994 2,352 1,588 3,867 2,799
Herring 34,048 39,255 39,636 45,036 31,052 12,076 25,149 16,139 16,475 15,816
Horse mackerel 711 216 5 207 488 485 153 2 232 291
Mackerel 97,973 106,632 96,508 88,486 67,211 61,933 91,737 88,294 92,592 82,858
Pilchards - - - - - - - - - -
Other pelagic 1,060 2,951 1,362 612 1,267 249 772 303 141 338
Total pelagic 145,943 160,962 150,628 155,458 114,713 76,737 120,164 106,325 113,306 102,103
Cockles 0 0 2 - 2 0 0 1 - 1
Cuttlefish 1 1 20 1 0 1 1 60 1 0
Edible crabs 11,120 12,142 11,821 10,372 10,149 14,195 17,163 20,501 26,076 24,386
Lobsters 1,049 1,143 1,220 1,216 1,239 11,078 13,698 16,368 17,310 17,713
Nephrops 16,069 19,970 20,706 17,699 23,292 59,218 72,569 75,380 66,054 82,541
Queen scallops 3,361 3,789 1,771 1,241 1,442 1,883 3,071 1,979 1,634 1,612
Razor fish 350 462 803 647 881 1,616 2,301 4,589 5,472 7,093
Scallops 10,721 12,368 9,214 7,578 6,615 22,812 30,131 24,696 21,454 17,005
Squid 1,293 1,697 2,945 2,614 3,250 4,242 6,501 10,739 11,139 13,943
Velvet crabs 1,493 1,607 1,608 1,188 1,634 3,782 4,462 5,087 4,170 4,502
Whelks 1,128 1,909 1,829 1,541 1,420 940 1,723 1,875 1,747 1,690
Other shellfish 454 390 238 160 176 913 1,048 853 239 387
Total shellfish 47,038 55,479 52,176 44,256 50,100 120,679 152,668 162,128 155,297 170,872

Total landings

313,862 348,087 339,540 346,973 299,819 391,121 505,779 508,485 523,702 523,194

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


Contact

Email: fisheriesstatistics@gov.scot