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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 33c: Total allowable catches, UK and Scottish quota and uptake1 for Area VII, 2016 to 2020

Table 33c: Total allowable catches, UK and Scottish quota and uptake1 for Area VII, 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 VIIa 146 49 33.7 36 72.8 2 1.5 1 57.1
2017 Cod VIIa 156 56 35.6 41 73.7 3 1.8 1 32.1
2018 Cod VIIa 695 206 29.6 128 62.2 12 1.8 7 60.8
2019 Cod VIIa 807 254 31.4 195 77.0 10 1.3 2 17.7
2020 Cod VIIa 257 117 45.4 96 82.0 1 0.4 0 9.5
2016 Cod VII (excl a), VIII, IX, X 4,565 495 10.8 365 73.8 23 0.5 19 82.2
2017 Cod VII (excl a), VIII, IX, X 4,889 511 10.5 235 46.0 27 0.6 17 63.2
2018 Cod VII (excl a), VIII, IX, X 4,809 434 9.0 171 39.4 26 0.5 14 52.3
2019 Cod VII (excl a), VIII, IX, X 3,325 296 8.9 99 33.4 16 0.5 4 26.6
2020 Cod VII (excl a), VIII, IX, X 1,663 144 8.7 64 44.6 5 0.3 1 27.6
2016 Haddock VII, VIII, IX, X 8,912 1,611 18.1 1,512 93.9 140 1.6 116 82.7
2017 Haddock VII, VIII, IX, X 10,366 2,085 20.1 1,912 91.7 141 1.4 132 93.6
2018 Haddock VII, VIII, IX, X 10,117 2,459 24.3 2,163 88.0 141 1.4 118 83.8
2019 Haddock VII, VIII, IX, X 12,068 2,881 23.9 1,713 59.4 159 1.3 41 25.6
2020 Haddock VII, VIII, IX, X 14,015 2,815 20.1 1,068 37.9 191 1.4 11 5.8
2016 Whiting VIIa 80 33 41.4 5 15.3 1 1.3 0 13.1
2017 Whiting VIIa 80 37 46.0 16 44.3 2 2.3 0 16.7
2018 Whiting VIIa 80 34 42.1 19 56.0 1 1.7 0 31.0
2019 Whiting VIIa 1,246 485 39.0 63 13.0 25 2.0    
2020 Whiting VIIa 721 279 38.7 42 14.9 15 2.1    
2016 Whiting VII (excl a) 22,778 1,502 6.6 1,140 75.9 186 0.8 152 81.5
2017 Whiting VII (excl a) 27,500 2,116 7.7 964 45.6 230 0.8 188 82.0
2018 Whiting VII (excl a) 22,213 1,853 8.3 877 47.4 227 1.0 170 74.7
2019 Whiting VII (excl a) 19,184 1,372 7.2 745 54.3 207 1.1 130 62.8
2020 Whiting VII (excl a) 10,863 879 8.1 630 71.7 199 1.8 156 78.5
2016 Saithe VII, VIII, IX, X 3,176 434 13.7 119 27.4 119 3.7 1 1.0
2017 Saithe VII, VIII, IX, X 3,176 477 15.0 63 13.1 121 3.8 1 0.7
2018 Saithe VII, VIII, IX, X 3,176 482 15.2 78 16.3 107 3.4 3 3.1
2019 Saithe VII, VIII, IX, X 3,176 477 15.0 60 12.6 132 4.2 0 0.1
2020 Saithe VII, VIII, IX, X 3,176 472 14.9 43 9.1 122 3.8    
2016 Plaice VIIa 1,098 296 26.9 56 18.8 26 2.4 1 4.3
2017 Plaice VIIa 1,098 311 28.3 62 19.8 23 2.1 0 1.3
2018 Plaice VIIa 1,793 489 27.3 64 13.1 46 2.6 0 0.0
2019 Plaice VIIa 3,075 1,392 45.3 57 4.1 100 3.2 0 0.3
2020 Plaice VIIa 2,790 1,287 46.1 72 5.6 83 3.0    
2016 Plaice VIId,e 12,446 3,103 24.9 2,223 71.6 49 0.4 44 89.6
2017 Plaice VIId,e 10,022 2,741 27.4 2,407 87.8 48 0.5 47 97.1
2018 Plaice VIId,e 10,360 2,922 28.2 2,184 74.8 33 0.3 21 64.1
2019 Plaice VIId,e 10,354 3,244 31.3 1,962 60.5 29 0.3 8 27.9
2020 Plaice VIId,e 9,154 2,989 32.7 1,449 48.5 30 0.3 6 18.4
2016 Plaice VIIf,g 420 50 11.9 27 53.9 0 0.1 0 29.0
2017 Plaice VIIf,g 405 44 10.9 38 86.0 1 0.3 0 9.1
2018 Plaice VIIf,g 511 61 12.0 40 65.4 1 0.2 0 3.2
2019 Plaice VIIf,g 1,662 363 21.8 45 12.5 2 0.1 0 0.8
2020 Plaice VIIf,g 2,003 476 23.8 48 10.0 3 0.1    
2016 Plaice VIIh,j,k 135 17 12.4 15 90.7 0 0.1 0 107.4
2017 Plaice VIIh,j,k 128 13 9.9 9 74.0 1 0.4 0 40.0
2018 Plaice VIIh,j,k 128 14 11.2 12 84.0 1 0.5 0 44.6
2019 Plaice VIIh,j,k 109 17 15.4 9 51.4 1 1.0 0 6.6
2020 Plaice VIIh,j,k 67 9 13.4 7 76.4 0 0.2    
2016 Sole VIIa 40 10 25.0 6 57.7 0 0.5 0 96.3
2017 Sole VIIa 40 10 25.8 4 39.8 0 0.5 0 50.0
2018 Sole VIIa 40 8 20.5 5 66.8 0 0.5 0 38.2
2019 Sole VIIa 414 18 4.4 15 83.9 1 0.2 0 34.4
2020 Sole VIIa 457 91 19.9 65 71.1 0 0.0    
2016 Sole VIId 3,258 476 14.6 391 82.1 1 0.0 0 24.1
2017 Sole VIId 2,724 394 14.5 343 86.9 1 0.0 0 16.7
2018 Sole VIId 3,405 474 13.9 391 82.4 1 0.0 0 39.9
2019 Sole VIId 2,515 380 15.1 245 64.4 1 0.0 1 72.2
2020 Sole VIId 2,797 449 16.1 194 43.2 2 0.1 1 48.9
2016 Sole VIIe 979 646 66.0 622 96.2 2 0.2 1 52.5
2017 Sole VIIe 1,178 805 68.3 738 91.7 3 0.2 2 75.0
2018 Sole VIIe 1,202 889 73.9 789 88.8 2 0.1 2 112.6
2019 Sole VIIe 1,242 980 78.9 924 94.3 2 0.1 1 74.7
2020 Sole VIIe 1,478 1,045 70.7 968 92.6 1 0.1 1 49.2
2016 Sole VIIf,g 779 179 23.0 176 98.1 1 0.2 1 62.2
2017 Sole VIIf,g 845 172 20.4 150 86.9 1 0.2 0 14.3
2018 Sole VIIf,g 920 194 21.1 171 88.1 1 0.1 0 23.7
2019 Sole VIIf,g 841 210 25.0 194 92.6 1 0.1 0 22.4
2020 Sole VIIf,g 1,652 370 22.4 291 78.7 2 0.1    
2016 Sole VIIh,j,k 382 85 22.2 63 74.2 1 0.2 1 70.8
2017 Sole VIIh,j,k 382 51 13.2 39 76.6 1 0.2 1 55.6
2018 Sole VIIh,j,k 382 47 12.4 33 68.5 1 0.2 0 48.2
2019 Sole VIIh,j,k 382 68 17.9 46 67.2 0 0.1 0 43.9
2020 Sole VIIh,j,k 329 79 24.1 50 62.7 0 0.1    
2016 Nephrops VII 23,348 9,038 38.7 7,340 81.2 882 3.8 720 81.6
2017 Nephrops VII 25,356 9,483 37.4 6,631 69.9 874 3.4 602 68.9
2018 Nephrops VII 29,091 10,588 36.4 5,912 55.8 848 2.9 546 64.4
2019 Nephrops VII 19,784 7,617 38.5 7,095 93.2 423 2.1 395 93.3
2020 Nephrops VII 16,815 6,251 37.2 4,907 78.5 301 1.8 61 20.3
2016 Monkfish VII 33,516 8,025 23.9 7,458 92.9 710 2.1 652 91.8
2017 Monkfish VII 33,516 7,643 22.8 6,473 84.7 766 2.3 596 77.8
2018 Monkfish VII 33,516 7,420 22.1 5,185 69.9 640 1.9 375 58.7
2019 Monkfish VII 32,999 6,968 21.1 5,710 81.9 584 1.8 446 76.3
2020 Monkfish VII 35,299 7,100 20.1 5,607 79.0 1,233 3.5 893 72.4
2016 Megrim VII 18,254 3,550 19.4 2,824 79.6 285 1.6 178 62.5
2017 Megrim VII 13,691 3,060 22.4 2,664 87.1 227 1.7 189 83.3
2018 Megrim VII 12,310 2,722 22.1 2,484 91.3 160 1.3 130 81.0
2019 Megrim VII 18,132 3,699 20.4 2,208 59.7 222 1.2 141 63.5
2020 Megrim VII 18,732 3,079 16.4 1,985 64.5 315 1.7 134 42.5
2016 Pollack (Lythe) VII 13,495 2,298 17.0 1,915 83.3 31 0.2 4 11.5
2017 Pollack (Lythe) VII 12,146 2,067 17.0 1,393 67.4 19 0.2 3 15.1
2018 Pollack (Lythe) VII 12,163 2,258 18.6 1,246 55.2 41 0.3 9 21.3
2019 Pollack (Lythe) VII 12,163 2,309 19.0 973 42.2 65 0.5 1 1.5
2020 Pollack (Lythe) VII 12,163 2,284 18.8 972 42.6 122 1.0 0 0.2
2016 Herring VIIa 4,575 4,432 96.9 4,243 95.7 1 0.0    
2017 Herring VIIa 4,127 4,091 99.1 3,696 90.4 0 0.0    
2018 Herring VIIa 7,016 5,585 79.6 5,497 98.4 0 0.0    
2019 Herring VIIa 6,896 5,394 78.2 5,061 93.8 2 0.0    
2020 Herring VIIa 8,064 6,082 75.4 5,970 98.2 2 0.0    
2016 Herring VIIe,f 930 567 60.9 431 76.1        
2017 Herring VIIe,f 930 522 56.1 50 9.6        
2018 Herring VIIe,f 930 517 55.6 14 2.8        
2019 Herring VIIe,f 930 512 55.0 12 2.4        
2020 Herring VIIe,f 930 516 55.5 12 2.4        
2016 Sprats VIId,e 5,150 2,952 57.3 2,867 97.1 5 0.1    
2017 Sprats VIId,e 4,120 3,474 84.3 2,498 71.9 4 0.1    
2018 Sprats VIId,e 3,296 3,053 92.6 1,766 57.8 3 0.1    
2019 Sprats VIId,e 2,637 2,439 92.5 1,544 63.3 3 0.1    
2020 Sprats VIId,e 1,506 1,485 98.6 873 58.8 2 0.1    

(1) 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.


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