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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 32: Tonnage and value of landings into Scotland by foreign vessels by species type by nationality, 2016 to 2020

Table 32: Tonnage and value of landings into Scotland by foreign vessels by species type by nationality, 2016 to 2020

    Tonnage Value (£'000)
Nationality of Vessel Species Type 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Belgian Demersal   0         0      
Belgian Pelagic                    
Belgian Shellfish 4 31       7 83      
Belgian Total landings 4 31       7 83      
Dutch Demersal       1 1       2 2
Dutch Pelagic                    
Dutch Shellfish       2 1       8 5
Dutch Total landings       3 2       10 7
Danish Demersal 22 4,718 3,577 749 8 41 838 792 196 12
Danish Pelagic 11,137 2,570 2,904 1,022 2,433 7,676 1,275 1,294 1,251 2,301
Danish Shellfish 0 0     0 0 0     0
Danish Total landings 11,159 7,288 6,481 1,772 2,441 7,717 2,113 2,085 1,447 2,313
Faroese Demersal 1,347 672       1,413 586      
Faroese Pelagic                    
Faroese Shellfish 63 37       200 417      
Faroese Total landings 1,409 709       1,613 1,003      
French Demersal 17,843 16,337 20,292 17,150 13,578 31,167 25,846 27,132 24,786 12,141
French Pelagic   0   1 1   0   0 1
French Shellfish 11 28 31 36 17 31 29 64 18 1
French Total landings 17,854 16,365 20,323 17,187 13,597 31,198 25,874 27,196 24,805 12,144
German Demersal 286 509 577 597 323 598 39 441 926 422
German Pelagic       184         81  
German Shellfish 55 0 6 4   416 0 0 0  
German Total landings 341 509 584 785 323 1,014 39 441 1,007 422
Irish Demersal                    
Irish Pelagic 2,070 2,422   19 201 2,098 2,035   8 197
Irish Shellfish         7         15
Irish Total landings 2,070 2,422   19 208 2,098 2,035   8 212
Norwegian Demersal 5,214 3,526 2,152 1,487 3,433 7,093 5,586 3,199 2,383 1,711
Norwegian Pelagic 1,311 4,728 11,222 13,766 6,158 543 5,197 10,595 9,878 6,689
Norwegian Shellfish 4 6 3 0 2 12 22 12 1 7
Norwegian Total landings 6,529 8,259 13,376 15,254 9,594 7,649 10,806 13,806 12,262 8,408
Spanish Demersal 3,831 3,982 2,830 4,130 3,149 9,911 8,083 4,979 7,166 3,081
Spanish Pelagic                    
Spanish Shellfish     0 0 0     2 0 0
Spanish Total landings 3,831 3,982 2,830 4,130 3,149 9,911 8,083 4,981 7,166 3,081
Swedish Demersal                    
Swedish Pelagic   1,238 1,237 1,441 530   1,288 1,485 1,547 511
Swedish Shellfish                    
Swedish Total landings   1,238 1,237 1,441 530   1,288 1,485 1,547 511
All foreign Total demersal 28,543 29,743 29,429 24,115 20,492 50,224 40,977 36,542 35,460 17,369
All foreign Total pelagic 14,517 10,958 15,363 16,433 9,324 10,317 9,795 13,374 12,765 9,700
All foreign Total shellfish 137 102 40 42 27 666 551 77 27 30
All foreign Total landings 43,197 40,803 44,832 40,590 29,844 61,207 51,324 49,993 48,252 27,099

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