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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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Table 33d. Total Allowable Catches (TACs) UK and Scottish quota uptake: Others

Area Species Sea area Year EU total allowable catch UK quota UK uptake Scottish PO Quota Scottish PO uptake
After exchanges % of TAC Tonnes % of quota After exchanges % of TAC Tonnes % of quota
Norway Cod I, II (Norway) 2015 22,036 6,256 28.4 5,919 94.6 .. .. .. ..
2016 19,900 5,046 25.4 4,990 98.9 .. .. .. ..
2017 23,002 6,951 30.2 6,671 96.0 .. .. .. ..
2018 23,008 6,964 30.3 6,960 99.9 .. .. .. ..
2019 21,518 5,912 27.5 5,853 99.0 .. .. .. ..
Haddock I, II (Norway) 2015 1,288 453 35.2 336 74.1 .. .. .. ..
2016 1,247 412 33.0 390 94.7 .. .. .. ..
2017 1,200 377 31.4 316 83.8 .. .. .. ..
2018 1,200 393 32.8 391 99.6 .. .. .. ..
2019 1,100 394 35.8 393 99.8 .. .. .. ..
Saithe I, II (Norway) 2015 2,550 515 20.2 379 73.5 .. .. .. ..
2016 2,550 325 12.7 287 88.4 .. .. .. ..
2017 2,550 353 13.9 353 99.9 .. .. .. ..
2018 2,550 460 18.0 464 100.8 .. .. .. ..
2019 2,550 423 16.6 419 99.0 .. .. .. ..
Redfish I, II (Norway) 2015 1,500 150 10.0 45 29.7 .. .. .. ..
2016 1,500 159 10.6 159 100.0 .. .. .. ..
2017 1,500 592 39.4 591 99.8 .. .. .. ..
2018 1,500 98 6.6 98 99.9 .. .. .. ..
2019 1,500 82 5.5 82 100.0 .. .. .. ..
Greenland halibut I, II (Norway) 2015 50 17 33.8 7 40.2 .. .. .. ..
2016 50 21 42.8 21 100.0 .. .. .. ..
2017 50 24 47.2 21 90.7 .. .. .. ..
2018 50 22 44.0 24 111.1 .. .. .. ..
2019 50 16 31.2 13 83.9 .. .. .. ..
Other species I, II (Norway) 2015 350 159 45.3 61 38.4 .. .. .. ..
2016 350 138 39.4 93 67.6 .. .. .. ..
2017 350 170 48.7 98 57.7 .. .. .. ..
2018 350 96 27.4 82 85.9 .. .. .. ..
2019 350 110 31.4 44 39.9 .. .. .. ..
Herring I, II 2015 18,424 77 0.4 55 71.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
2016 20,629 4,061 19.7 4,031 99.3 3,915 19.0 3,900 99.6
2017 42,059 4,561 10.8 4,389 96.2 4,529 10.8 4,358 96.2
2018 28,319 2,601 9.2 2,582 99.2 2,595 9.2 2,582 99.5
2019 38,315 2,001 5.2 1,801 90.0 1,810 4.7 1,801 99.5
Svalbard Cod I,IIb (Svalbard) 2015 33,176 6,867 20.7 6,866 100.0 .. .. .. ..
2016 33,176 8,759 26.4 8,593 98.1 .. .. .. ..
2017 33,025 9,638 29.2 7,802 81.0 .. .. .. ..
2018 29,218 4,861 16.6 4,817 99.1 .. .. .. ..
2019 26,805 5,159 19.2 3,912 75.8 .. .. .. ..
Area Species Sea area Year EU total allowable catch UK quota UK uptake Scottish PO Quota Scottish PO uptake
After exchanges % of TAC Tonnes % of quota After exchanges % of TAC Tonnes % of quota
Faroes Cod/ haddock Vb (Faroes) 2015 950 836 88.0 831 99.4 801 84.3 800 99.9
2016 950 836 88.0 768 91.8 739 77.8 727 98.4
2017 950 817 86.0 491 60.0 751 79.0 491 65.3
2018 950 822 86.5 702 85.4 805 84.7 690 85.7
2019 885 779 88.0 469 60.2 722 81.5 469 65.0
Saithe Vb (Faroes) 2015 3,000 726 24.2 304 41.8 533 17.8 253 47.4
2016 3,000 846 28.2 601 71.1 744 24.8 561 75.4
2017 2,800 670 23.9 292 43.5 553 19.8 292 52.7
2018 2,800 723 25.8 214 29.5 556 19.9 184 33.1
2019 2,600 775 29.8 71 9.1 394 15.2 71 17.9
Redfish Vb (Faroes) 2015 1,100 12 1.1 0 1.7 5 0.5 0 3.9
2016 500 10 2.0 3 29.6 7 1.4 2 27.4
2017 400 7 1.8 3 41.4 7 1.7 3 43.3
2018 100 1 1.0 1 103.5 1 0.9 1 115.0
2019 100 93 93.0 1 0.7 2 1.8 1 35.0
Ling/ blue ling Vb (Faroes) 2015 1,500 156 10.4 66 42.4 153 10.2 65 42.3
2016 2,100 220 10.5 120 54.8 208 9.9 118 56.5
2017 2,000 114 5.7 59 51.3 113 5.6 59 52.0
2018 2,000 114 5.7 55 48.3 109 5.5 51 46.5
2019 1,885 585 31.0 28 4.9 98 5.2 28 29.1
Flatfish Vb (Faroes) 2015 300 204 68.0 7 3.5 .. .. 7 ..
2016 100 68 68.0 39 57.9 .. .. 39 ..
2017 100 68 68.0 9 13.7 .. .. 9 ..
2018 50 34 68.0 5 15.5 .. .. 5 ..
2019 50 43 85.0 2 5.6 .. .. 2 ..
Other species Vb (Faroes) 2015 800 189 23.6 138 72.8 169 21.2 137 80.9
2016 800 403 50.4 387 96.1 391 48.8 384 98.3
2017 800 204 25.5 145 71.0 203 25.4 145 71.3
2018 700 260 37.1 59 22.8 257 36.7 58 22.4
2019 700 372 53.1 32 8.7 147 21.0 32 22.0
Blue whiting Vb (Faroes) 2015 2,000 708 35.4 .. .. 609 30.4 .. ..
2016 2,500 713 28.5 .. .. 546 21.8 .. ..
2017 2,500 1,100 44.0 .. .. 800 32.0 .. ..
2018 2,500 294 11.8 .. .. 160 6.4 .. ..
2019 2,500 299 12.0 .. .. 159 6.4 .. ..

(1) UK quota after exchanges can exceed the whole EU TAC as some quota can be 'carried over' into the next year within agreed limits.

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