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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 28. Tonnage and value of all landings by Scottish vessels by ICES area and main species 2019

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Table 28. Tonnage and value of all landings by Scottish vessels by ICES area and main species 2019

  Tonnage Value (£'000)
North Sea Area Faroes West Scotland Irish Sea Rest of Other Total North Sea Area Faroes West Scotland Irish Sea Rest of Other Total
ICES area IVa IVb IIa Vb VIa VIb VIIa area VII IVa IVb IIa Vb VIa VIb VIIa area VII
Species Cod 13,017 42 - 236 1,196 51 2 5 1 14,549 36,425 87 - 638 3,475 152 5 13 1 40,797
Haddock 16,801 902 - 232 2,678 6,536 10 40 - 27,199 25,562 1,078 - 382 3,938 10,254 15 56 - 41,285
Hake 3,994 8 - - 1,146 1 1 238 115 5,502 9,357 13 - - 2,595 1 2 516 231 12,715
Lemon sole 681 134 - 0 71 6 0 9 1 902 2,860 283 - 1 256 20 1 36 2 3,458
Ling 2,649 4 - 28 1,828 326 0 13 - 4,849 4,177 6 - 55 2,979 456 0 18 - 7,692
Megrims 1,251 0 - 0 840 229 0 148 - 2,469 4,132 0 - 1 2,316 331 0 356 - 7,137
Monkfish 6,271 83 - 16 2,442 1,116 8 764 1 10,701 20,369 219 - 52 8,202 3,560 18 1,757 2 34,178
Plaice 1,296 1,827 - 0 208 - 0 26 5 3,364 2,175 2,883 - 1 344 - 0 39 5 5,448
Saithe 6,989 16 0 71 2,454 184 0 0 - 9,715 7,110 16 0 71 2,425 169 0 0 - 9,790
Whiting 9,276 185 - 11 220 65 0 59 27 9,842 12,049 183 - 15 279 105 0 59 24 12,713
Wrasses 9 - - - 83 - - 0 - 92 758 - - - 5,020 - - 0 - 5,778
Other demersal 2,905 1,554 - 9 1,690 84 14 349 262 6,867 5,643 1,188 - 24 1,987 117 31 668 200 9,858
Total demersal 65,137 4,755 0 605 14,858 8,598 36 1,651 412 96,051 130,617 5,957 0 1,240 33,815 15,165 71 3,519 466 190,850
Blue whiting - 0 - - 14,357 12,473 - 27,001 - 53,831 - 0 - - 2,292 2,498 - 5,078 - 9,868
Herring 47,446 0 1,801 - 186 - - - 0 49,433 25,540 0 437 - 72 - - - 0 26,049
Mackerel 88,089 115 - - 39,393 1 - 28 2 127,628 110,381 176 - - 47,538 1 - 29 2 158,128
Other pelagic 47 1,325 - - 1,927 - - 21 245 3,565 24 333 - - 765 - - 13 50 1,184
Total pelagic 135,582 1,440 1,801 - 55,863 12,474 - 27,050 247 234,457 135,945 509 437 - 50,667 2,499 0 5,120 52 195,228
Edible crabs 3,498 3,228 - 1 4,259 - 9 0 0 10,996 8,307 6,560 - 3 9,974 - 25 0 0 24,870
Lobsters 259 550 - - 381 - 44 0 0 1,234 3,920 7,794 - - 5,304 - 615 1 0 17,633
Nephrops 10,159 5,328 - - 8,029 - 95 469 - 24,080 30,955 16,505 - - 36,063 - 244 2,262 - 86,028
Queen scallops 34 0 - - 0 - 2,907 10 - 2,951 169 0 - - 1 - 2,849 16 - 3,035
Razor fish - 127 - - 563 - 59 - - 749 - 1,009 - - 4,534 - 487 - - 6,030
Scallops 1,847 2,248 1 - 2,720 - 944 7,257 2 15,019 5,411 5,036 2 - 6,790 - 2,222 16,264 3 35,728
Squid 2,224 64 - 3 649 205 0 339 83 3,566 9,398 216 - 14 3,251 913 0 1,239 589 15,621
Velvet crabs 675 284 - - 673 - - - - 1,631 1,915 714 - - 1,867 - - 0 - 4,496
Other shellfish 961 133 - - 223 - 273 157 242 1,991 1,132 283 - - 322 - 335 304 264 2,639
Total shellfish 19,658 11,962 1 4 17,497 205 4,331 8,233 327 62,217 61,206 38,118 2 17 68,105 913 6,777 20,086 856 196,079
Total landings 220,377 18,156 1,802 609 88,218 21,277 4,367 36,934 986 392,726 327,768 44,583 438 1,257 152,587 18,577 6,848 28,726 1,373 582,158

(1) Main species are those where the total value landed by Scottish vessels was £2m or over in 2019.


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