Publication - Statistics

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 33b: Total allowable catches, UK and Scottish quota and uptake2 for the West of Scotland, 2016 to 2020

Table 33b: Total allowable catches, UK and Scottish quota and uptake2 for the West of Scotland, 2016 to 2020

Year Species Sea area 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
2016 Cod VIb, XII, XIV 74 45 60.8 37 82.6     26  
2017 Cod VIb, XII, XIV 74 50 66.9 36 72.3     33  
2018 Cod VIb, XII, XIV 74 50 67.5 49 97.5     42  
2019 Cod VIb, XII, XIV 74 56 75.8 51 90.2     42  
2020 Cod VIb, XII, XIV 74 48 65.3 25 52.0     24  
2016 Cod Vb, VIa 1       183       167  
2017 Cod Vb, VIa 1       199       186  
2018 Cod Vb, VIa 1       222       203  
2019 Cod Vb, VIa 1 1,735 1,300 74.9 1,221 93.9     1,069  
2020 Cod Vb, VIa 1 1,279 741 58.0 735 99.1     634  
2016 Haddock VIb, XII, XIV 3,225 2,561 79.4 2,160 84.4 1,990 61.7 1,651 83.0
2017 Haddock VIb, XII, XIV 4,690 3,995 85.2 3,889 97.3 3,307 70.5 3,214 97.2
2018 Haddock VIb, XII, XIV 5,163 4,234 82.0 3,463 81.8 3,487 67.5 2,850 81.7
2019 Haddock VIb, XII, XIV 10,469 8,862 84.7 6,533 73.7 7,509 71.7 5,721 76.2
2020 Haddock VIb, XII, XIV 10,472 9,056 86.5 4,560 50.4 7,721 73.7 4,042 52.3
2016 Haddock Vb, VIa 6,462 5,077 78.6 3,101 61.1 4,271 66.1 2,797 65.5
2017 Haddock Vb, VIa 3,697 3,349 90.6 2,464 73.6 2,918 78.9 2,228 76.3
2018 Haddock Vb, VIa 4,654 3,922 84.3 3,343 85.2 3,272 70.3 2,929 89.5
2019 Haddock Vb, VIa 3,226 2,909 90.2 2,760 94.9 2,494 77.3 2,407 96.5
2020 Haddock Vb, VIa 3,973 3,200 80.5 2,075 64.9 2,652 66.8 1,863 70.2
2016 Whiting Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 213 122 57.4 121 98.5     113  
2017 Whiting Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 213 125 58.5 125 100.0     116  
2018 Whiting Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 213 124 58.2 143 115.5     131  
2019 Whiting Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 1,112 680 61.2 304 44.7     260  
2020 Whiting Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 937 586 62.5 412 70.3     373  
2016 Saithe Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 6,448 2,839 44.0 2,770 97.6 2,342 36.3 2,306 98.5
2017 Saithe Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 9,994 3,259 32.6 2,649 81.3 2,836 28.4 2,377 83.8
2018 Saithe Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 9,575 3,606 37.7 2,758 76.5 2,782 29.1 2,260 81.2
2019 Saithe Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 9,713 3,984 41.0 2,817 70.7 2,961 30.5 2,338 79.0
2020 Saithe Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 8,280 3,983 48.1 2,668 67.0 2,883 34.8 1,860 64.5
2016 Plaice Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 658 388 59.0 70 18.1 307 46.7 66 21.4
2017 Plaice Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 658 427 64.9 111 26.1 337 51.3 109 32.4
2018 Plaice Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 658 431 65.5 294 68.2 297 45.1 226 76.2
2019 Plaice Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 658 431 65.5 211 49.0 323 49.1 170 52.8
2020 Plaice Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 658 431 65.5 91 21.1 324 49.2 85 26.2
2016 Sole Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 57 11 19.3 2 22.4 4 7.2 2 44.9
2017 Sole Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 57 12 21.2 2 16.5 6 10.7 2 24.6
2018 Sole Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 57 12 21.4 3 26.3 7 12.5 3 37.5
2019 Sole Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 57 12 21.4 2 19.3 5 8.7 2 38.4
2020 Sole Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 57 12 21.4 1 11.0 4 7.8 1 14.2
2016 Monkfish Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 6,375 2,805 44.0 2,760 98.4 2,247 35.2 2,224 99.0
2017 Monkfish Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 7,650 3,057 40.0 2,758 90.2 2,471 32.3 2,308 93.4
2018 Monkfish Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 9,180 3,442 37.5 3,167 92.0 2,483 27.0 2,287 92.1
2019 Monkfish Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 11,453 3,693 32.2 3,185 86.2 2,907 25.4 2,417 83.1
2020 Monkfish Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 7,971 2,933 36.8 2,680 91.4 2,545 31.9 2,429 95.5
2016 Nephrops Vb(EU), VI 16,524 17,636 106.7 14,615 82.9 11,278 68.3 10,036 89.0
2017 Nephrops Vb(EU), VI 16,407 17,475 106.5 11,580 66.3 11,495 70.1 8,192 71.3
2018 Nephrops Vb(EU), VI 12,129 13,539 111.6 8,855 65.4 8,716 71.9 6,172 70.8
2019 Nephrops Vb(EU), VI 15,092 15,849 105.0 8,879 56.0 10,496 69.5 6,328 60.3
2020 Nephrops Vb(EU), VI 15,899 17,108 107.6 6,779 39.6 11,142 70.1 4,842 43.5
2016 Megrim Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 5,214 1,772 34.0 803 45.3 1,266 24.3 749 59.2
2017 Megrim Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 5,682 1,959 34.5 755 38.5 1,398 24.6 725 51.8
2018 Megrim Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 5,432 1,900 35.0 933 49.1 1,296 23.9 879 67.8
2019 Megrim Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 5,782 1,973 34.1 1,072 54.3 1,363 23.6 1,000 73.4
2020 Megrim Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 5,901 1,948 33.0 956 49.1 1,471 24.9 879 59.7
2016 Pollack Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 397 145 36.5 29 20.3 70 17.5 25 35.4
2017 Pollack Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 397 145 36.5 14 9.6 76 19.2 10 12.5
2018 Pollack Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 397 160 40.2 29 17.9 82 20.6 23 27.8
2019 Pollack Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 397 161 40.5 27 16.6 93 23.4 20 21.6
2020 Pollack Vb(EU), VI, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 238 103 43.3 32 31.2 56 23.3 27 48.1
2016 Hake Vb(EU), VI, VII, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 61,902 8,023 13.0 7,268 90.6 2,368 3.8 2,284 96.5
2017 Hake Vb(EU), VI, VII, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 67,658 8,649 12.8 6,417 74.2 2,106 3.1 1,705 81.0
2018 Hake Vb(EU), VI, VII, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 62,536 8,263 13.2 5,260 63.7 2,513 4.0 1,329 52.9
2019 Hake Vb(EU), VI, VII, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 79,762 11,694 14.7 4,813 41.2 2,525 3.2 931 36.8
2020 Hake Vb(EU), VI, VII, XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 63,325 9,284 14.7 3,387 36.5 3,935 6.2 1,494 38.0
2016 Herring Vb(EU), VIa (N), VIb 4,170 4,058 97.3 3,254 80.2 2,508 60.1 2,404 95.9
2017 Herring Vb(EU), VIa (N), VIb 4,170 3,607 86.5 3,356 93.1 2,554 61.2 2,550 99.9
2018 Herring Vb(EU), VIa (N), VIb 4,170 3,157 75.7 2,910 92.2 1,219 29.2 1,204 98.8
2019 Herring Vb(EU), VIa (N), VIb 4,170 4,025 96.5 928 23.1 170 4.1 184 108.3
2020 Herring Vb(EU), VIa (N), VIb 3,480 2,393 68.8 51 2.1 8 0.2 7 99.6
2016 Mackerel II(excl EU,Ice), Vb(EU), VI, VIII (excl c), XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 357,587 195,937 54.8 209,143 106.7 147,089 41.1 158,515 107.8
2017 Mackerel II(excl EU,Ice), Vb(EU), VI, VIII (excl c), XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 407,517 222,117 54.5 224,289 101.0 151,681 37.2 153,876 101.4
2018 Mackerel II(excl EU,Ice), Vb(EU), VI, VIII (excl c), XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 326,014 186,253 57.1 189,657 101.8 127,709 39.2 130,085 101.9
2019 Mackerel II(excl EU,Ice), Vb(EU), VI, VIII (excl c), XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 260,813 145,769 55.9 153,972 105.6 99,979 38.3 106,850 106.9
2020 Mackerel II(excl EU,Ice), Vb(EU), VI, VIII (excl c), XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 368,031 203,423 55.3 208,100 102.3 136,818 37.2 139,842 102.2
2016 Herring VIa (Clyde) 583 641 110.0     174 29.8    
2017 Herring VIa (Clyde) 583 647 111.0            
2018 Herring VIa (Clyde) 583 648 111.1     193 33.1    
2019 Herring VIa (Clyde) 583 648 111.1     193 33.1    
2020 Herring VIa (Clyde) 583                
2016 Horse mackerel IIa, IVa, Vb, VI, VII (excl d), VIII (excl c), XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 106,721 8,077 7.6 1,822 22.6 1,890 1.8 975 51.6
2017 Horse mackerel IIa, IVa, Vb, VI, VII (excl d), VIII (excl c), XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 83,329 3,792 4.6 1,321 34.9 892 1.1 316 35.4
2018 Horse mackerel IIa, IVa, Vb, VI, VII (excl d), VIII (excl c), XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 99,470 7,674 7.7 4,439 57.8 1,882 1.9 328 17.4
2019 Horse mackerel IIa, IVa, Vb, VI, VII (excl d), VIII (excl c), XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 119,118 10,581 8.9 7,182 67.9 1,641 1.4 677 41.2
2020 Horse mackerel IIa, IVa, Vb, VI, VII (excl d), VIII (excl c), XII (Int'l), XIVb (Int'l) 70,617 7,411 10.5 3,094 41.7 1,587 2.2 381 24.0

(1) Total Allowable Catch for this quota Cod Vb, VIa not allocated since 2011, managed as a by-catch.

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


Contact

Email: fisheriesstatistics@gov.scot