Scottish Shellfish Farm Production Survey 2019

This report is based on the returns of an annual survey questionnaire sent to all active authorised shellfish farming businesses in Scotland. Statistics on employment, production and value of shellfish from Scottish shellfish farms are presented.

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Active sites

Farms in a production growing cycle which may contain stock or be fallow

Inactive sites

Farms not in a production cycle, without stock and not to be used by the company in the foreseeable future

Authorised business

Any shellfish production business authorised under Regulation 6 of the Aquatic Animal Health (Scotland) Regulation 2009 (as amended). See the Marine Scotland website for more details

Several Order

An area of the seabed severed from the public right to fish, in order to conserve or enhance named shellfish stocks



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