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Scottish shellfish farm production survey 2018

Report based on returns of an annual survey questionnaire sent to all active authorised shellfish farming businesses in Scotland.

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Appendix 2

Scottish Marine Regions

Scottish Marine Regions

Mussel Production by Scottish Marine Region (Tonnage and Value)

  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Scottish Marine Region Tonnage Value £ Tonnage Value £ Tonnage Value £ Tonnage Value £ Tonnage Value £ Tonnage Value £ Tonnage Value £ Tonnage Value £ Tonnage Value £ Tonnage Value £
Argyll & Clyde 906 1,049,148 1,347 1,538,274 710 944,300 323 427,006 770 1,001,889 755 964,251 491 627,917 615 833,940 631 789,631 442 502,996
Outer Hebrides 955 1,105,890 1,264 1,443,488 1,001 1,331,330 629 831,538 528 687,995 411 525,386 718 918,643 727 985,812 396 495,396 555 631,590
Shetland Isles 3,698 4,282,284 3,349 3,824,558 4,567 6,074,110 4,340 5,737,480 4,337 5,646,433 5,919 7,564,738 5,565 7,123,616 5,686 7,710,216 6,647 8,315,397 5,160 5,872,080
West Highlands, Moray Firth & North Coast 1,197 1,386,126 1,239 1,414,938 718 954,940 985 1,302,170 1,122 1,460,844 598 764,244 496 634,880 704 954,624 558 698,058 717 815,946
All Scotland 6,756 7,823,448 7,199 8,221,258 6,996 9,304,680 6,277 8,298,194 6,757 8,797,161 7,683 9,818,619 7,270 9,305,056 7,732 10,484,592 8,232 10,298,482 6,874 7,822,612

Footnote – Figures for Argyll & Clyde and the West Highlands, Moray Firth & the North Coast have been merged due to commercial confidentiality. Average prices (real) have been adjusted for inflation based on 2018 price estimates.

Mussel Production by Scottish Marine Region / Mussel Production Value (£) by Scottish Marine Region

Pacific Oyster Production by Scottish Marine Region (Number of Shells and Value)

2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Scottish Marine Region No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£)
Argyll 2,237 1,051,390 2,145 750,750 2,155 969,750 1,837 716,430 1,172 421,920 1,549 542,150 1,884 772,440 1,774 727,340 2,857 1,171,370 1,672 618,640
Clyde 356 167,320 384 134,400 480 216,000 485 189,150 331 119,160 404 141,400 249 102,090 369 151,290 229 93,890 304 112,480
Outer Hebrides 5 2,350 3 1,050 15 6,750 46 17,940 19 6,840 26 9,100 4 1,640 70 28,700 149 61,090 268 99,160
Shetland Isles 0 0 30 10,500 25 11,250 15 5,850 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
West Highlands & North Coast 302 141,940 446 156,100 461 207,450 323 125,970 369 132,840 1,413 494,550 556 227,960 1,321 541,610 1,799 737,590 1,787 661,190
All Scotland 2,900 1,363,000 3,008 1,052,800 3,136 1,411,200 2,706 1,055,340 1,891 680,760 3,392 1,187,200 2,693 1,104,130 3,534 1,448,940 5,034 2,063,940 4,031 1,491,470

Footnote – Figures for West Highlands & the North Coast have been merged due to commercial confidentiality. Average prices (real) have been adjusted for inflation based on 2018 price estimates.

Pacific Oyster Production by Scottish Marine Region / Pacific Oyster Production Value (£) by Scottish Marine Region

Other Scottish Shellfish Production (Number of Shells and Value)

  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Species No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£) No. of Shells (000s) Value (£)
Native Oyster 490 151,900 350 140,000 350 157,500 317 209,220 260 169,000 242 154,880 200 126,000 201 126,630 200 122,000 142 85,200
Queen Scallop 138 13,800 184 31,280 27 2,970 10 1,200 33 5,280 18 2,880 33 3,960 155 20,150 273 32,760 18 2,340
Scallop 35 20,300 64 51,200 78 100,620 58 71,340 40 56,000 48 65,760 30 59,700 35 74,200 47 88,360 31 56,730
All Scotland 663 186,000 598 222,480 455 261,090 385 281,760 333 230,280 308 223,520 263 189,660 391 220,980 520 243,120 191 144,270

Footnote – Other shellfish species including native oyster (Argyll & Solway), queen scallop (Clyde & West Highlands) and scallop (Argyll & West Highlands) were also produced however these figures cannot be attributed to Scottish Marine Regions due to commercial confidentiality. Average prices (real) have been adjusted for inflation based on 2018 price estimates.

Other Scottish Shellfish Production / Other Scottish Shellfish Production Value (£)

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