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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2020

Published: 29 Sep 2021

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.

Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2020
Table 25: Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels abroad by country of landing and species type, 2016 to 2020

Table 25: Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels abroad by country of landing and species type, 2016 to 2020

    Tonnage Value (£'000)
Country Species Type 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Belgium Monkfish     0 0 0     0 0 0
Belgium Plaice     1 2 2     1 3 2
Belgium Other demersal     12 40 56     17 40 43
Belgium Total demersal     13 42 58     18 43 45
Belgium Herring     0   0     0   0
Belgium Mackerel     3 9 8     8 8 8
Belgium Other pelagic     1 2 3     0 1 2
Belgium Total pelagic     4 11 11     9 9 10
Belgium Total shellfish     19 53 41     139 370 65
Belgium Total landings     36 107 110     166 422 120
Denmark Hake 112 66 27 4 41 232 139 64 11 156
Denmark Monkfish 19 26 15 9 20 55 74 60 20 53
Denmark Plaice 753 323 190 156 22 1,035 559 364 283 26
Denmark Other demersal 676 3,089 1,651 217 1,279 1,344 1,731 1,187 482 980
Denmark Total demersal 1,559 3,504 1,883 386 1,363 2,666 2,503 1,675 796 1,214
Denmark Herring 3,126 10 1,270 3,555 47 1,989 0 452 1,495 6
Denmark Mackerel 9,082 3,996 9,674 15,017 8,347 9,290 3,318 10,958 18,440 7,091
Denmark Other pelagic 16,251 16,662 15,244 16,681 4,264 3,869 3,021 2,417 3,333 541
Denmark Total pelagic 28,458 20,668 26,188 35,253 12,658 15,148 6,339 13,826 23,268 7,638
Denmark Total shellfish 72 15 5 514 1,224 220 45 16 6 1,503
Denmark Total landings 30,089 24,187 28,076 36,152 15,244 18,035 8,887 15,518 24,069 10,356
France Hake     13 0 0     22 0 0
France Monkfish   0 3 1 1   1 6 3 3
France Plaice   7 11 13 8   16 25 22 8
France Other demersal   86 163 401 546   252 347 542 508
France Total demersal   93 189 415 555   269 400 567 518
France Herring       0 2       0 1
France Mackerel   18 20 17 24   41 34 19 26
France Other pelagic   3 12 35 28   2 9 20 17
France Total pelagic   21 32 52 55   43 43 39 43
France Total shellfish   56 101 207 170   406 619 1,434 230
France Total landings   170 322 674 780   719 1,062 2,040 792
Ireland Hake 977 848 251 95 125 2,484 1,683 467 208 76
Ireland Monkfish 607 577 75 263 240 1,148 623 129 707 369
Ireland Plaice 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland Other demersal 437 264 60 135 63 786 512 130 248 106
Ireland Total demersal 2,022 1,689 387 492 428 4,418 2,818 726 1,163 551
Ireland Herring   1,869         736      
Ireland Mackerel 2,267 1,518   1,392 943 1,457 1,278   1,543 1,005
Ireland Other pelagic 9,689 33,203 31,284 28,662 24,028 2,910 6,113 7,213 5,064 5,833
Ireland Total pelagic 11,955 36,589 31,284 30,054 24,971 4,367 8,126 7,213 6,607 6,838
Ireland Total shellfish 372 217 261 1,231 989 1,084 733 1,185 1,851 323
Ireland Total landings 14,349 38,495 31,933 31,777 26,387 9,869 11,677 9,123 9,620 7,713
Netherlands Hake 3 5 3 2 1 3 5 3 2 1
Netherlands Monkfish 6 8 11 9 14 20 24 30 22 32
Netherlands Plaice 3,322 3,449 2,488 1,604 1,469 4,465 5,219 5,935 2,530 1,498
Netherlands Other demersal 285 370 466 369 432 1,143 1,354 1,863 739 423
Netherlands Total demersal 3,616 3,833 2,968 1,984 1,917 5,631 6,603 7,831 3,293 1,954
Netherlands Mackerel 1 1 1 0 7 1 1 1 0 8
Netherlands Other pelagic 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 1 1 2
Netherlands Total pelagic 1 1 2 2 11 1 1 2 1 10
Netherlands Total shellfish 52 503 474 643 575 152 959 1,115 1,756 1,266
Netherlands Total landings 3,668 4,337 3,444 2,629 2,503 5,783 7,563 8,948 5,050 3,230
Spain Hake 550 403 347 267 135 1,414 820 663 550 211
Spain Monkfish 604 476 802 696 665 1,056 594 796 1,648 1,087
Spain Plaice     0         0    
Spain Other demersal 242 224 225 164 245 697 563 474 367 406
Spain Total demersal 1,396 1,104 1,374 1,127 1,045 3,166 1,977 1,932 2,565 1,704
Spain Mackerel     0 4       0 4  
Spain Other pelagic     1   109     0   13
Spain Total pelagic     1 4 109     0 4 13
Spain Total shellfish 43 56 83 95 112 119 39 33 14 26
Spain Total landings 1,439 1,160 1,458 1,225 1,266 3,286 2,016 1,965 2,582 1,743
Non-EU: Norway Hake   21     22   33     68
Non-EU: Norway Monkfish   0     2   1     7
Non-EU: Norway Plaice   0     0   0     0
Non-EU: Norway Other demersal 21 1,028 9 0 211 11 168 19 0 358
Non-EU: Norway Total demersal 21 1,050 9 0 235 11 202 19 0 433
Non-EU: Norway Herring 29,325 19,659 25,213 19,639 21,113 19,906 8,807 10,043 11,017 12,459
Non-EU: Norway Mackerel 81,043 89,615 68,045 55,014 83,311 75,697 80,387 74,159 68,505 91,056
Non-EU: Norway Other pelagic 13 316 163 719 2,471 3 273 129 214 729
Non-EU: Norway Total pelagic 110,381 109,589 93,421 75,372 106,895 95,606 89,467 84,330 79,736 104,244
Non-EU: Norway Total shellfish         2         4
Non-EU: Norway Total landings 110,401 110,639 93,430 75,373 107,132 95,617 89,669 84,349 79,736 104,681
Non-EU: Other Total demersal 172 163 188 167   80 56 65 58  
Non-EU: Other Total pelagic 297 346 350 228   525 125 74 41  
Non-EU: Other Total landings 469 509 538 395   605 181 139 99  
All Abroad Total demersal 8,786 11,436 7,010 4,614 5,600 15,972 14,427 12,668 8,484 6,419
All Abroad Total pelagic 151,092 167,215 151,283 140,975 144,709 115,647 104,102 105,497 109,705 118,797
All Abroad Total shellfish 539 847 942 2,742 3,112 1,575 2,183 3,107 5,430 3,419
All Abroad Total landings abroad 160,417 179,498 159,236 148,332 153,421 133,194 120,712 121,272 123,619 128,635

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