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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 27c: Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels anywhere by Shellfish gear type2 by main species1, 2020

Table 27c: Tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels anywhere by Shellfish gear type2 by main species1, 2020

  Tonnage Value (£'000)
Species Creel fishing Nephrop trawls Dredging Hand shell fishing Total Creel fishing Nephrop trawls Dredging Hand shell fishing Total
Edible crabs 8,079 0 0   8,080 14,577 1 0   14,579
Lobsters 1,077 1 0 0 1,077 14,026 10 0 0 14,036
Nephrops 1,271 14,643 6 0 15,919 12,781 33,932 18 1 46,731
Razor fish     1 410 411     8 3,166 3,174
Scallops 34 3 14,103 351 14,491 85 6 25,619 1,233 26,943
Squid 0 33 1   34 1 93 1   96
Velvet crabs 1,548 1 0   1,548 3,925 2 0   3,927
Other shellfish 1,783 2 2,056   3,841 2,023 2 1,120   3,145
Total shellfish 13,792 14,682 16,167 762 45,402 47,418 34,046 26,767 4,400 112,630
Other speciesc 140 364 81 0 585 6,076 479 267 0 6,822

(c) Other species include demersal and/or pelagic species.

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

(2) Bottom trawl gears catching Nephrops have been included as Nephrops.


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