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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2015

Published: 29 Sep 2016
ISBN:
9781786524300

Details of landings of sea fish, the Scottish fishing fleet and the number of sea fishermen employed.

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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2015
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Table 1.5.c Quantity and value of landings by Scottish vessels using shellfish gears by main species 1 : 2015

Shellfish Gears
Quantity (tonnes) Value (£'000)
Creel fishing Nephrop trawl 2 Dredging Hand Shellfishing Other methods Total Creel fishing Nephrop trawl 2 Dredging Hand Shellfishing Other methods
Total
Edible crabs 9,753 2 2 2 - 9,759 12,194 0 3 2 - 12,199
Lobsters 1,014 0 0 0 - 1,015 10,743 1 5 2 - 10,750
Nephrops 1,377 15,089 6 0 1 16,473 12,582 48,257 24 1 1 60,866
Queen scallops 1 - 9,075 - - 9,076 0 - 5,069 - - 5,069
Scallops 102 - 15,275 608 - 15,985 259 - 30,803 1,853 - 32,915
Squid 1 8 0 - - 10 3 19 1 - - 23
Velvet crabs 1,450 - 0 1 - 1,452 3,689 - 1 2 - 3,692
Other shellfish 1,599 0 38 333 - 1,970 1,427 0 114 1,446 - 2,987
Total shellfish 15,298 15,100 24,397 943 1 55,738 40,898 48,277 36,019 3,305 1 128,500
Other species c 263 482 54 0 - 799 1,329 704 139 0 - 2,173

(c) Other species include demersal and/or pelagic species

(1) Main species are those where the total value landed by Scottish vessels was £2m or over in 2015.
(2) Bottom trawl gears catching demersal species have been included as demersal trawls, while bottom trawl gears catching nephrops have been included as nephrops trawls.

 


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