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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 27b: Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels anywhere by Pelagic gear type by main species1, 2020

Table 27b: Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels anywhere by Pelagic gear type by main species1, 2020

  Tonnage Value (£'000)
Species Purse seine Pelagic trawl Total Purse seine Pelagic trawl Total
Blue whiting   41,173 41,173   9,036 9,036
Herring   45,081 45,081   25,077 25,077
Mackerel 6,782 153,631 160,413 7,727 162,188 169,916
Other pelagic   3,551 3,551   1,249 1,249
Total pelagic 6,782 243,436 250,218 7,727 197,550 205,277
Other speciesb   1,564 1,564   2,592 2,592

(b) Other species include demersal and/or shellfish species.

(1) Main species are those where the total value landed by Scottish vessels was £2m or over in 2020.


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