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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish sea fisheries statistics 2016

Published: 28 Sep 2017
Part of:
Marine and fisheries, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788512169

Annual National Statistics report on the quantity and value of landings of sea fish and shellfish by Scottish vessels and landings into Scotland.

114 page PDF

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114 page PDF

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Contents
Scottish sea fisheries statistics 2016
Table 1.1.e Quantity and value of all landings by Scottish vessels, by main species 1: 2012 to 2016

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Table 1.1.e Quantity and value of all landings by Scottish vessels, by main species 1: 2012 to 2016

  Quantity (tonnes) Value (£'000)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Scottish vessels
Landings into the UK and Abroad
Bass 51 28 1 3 2 306 232 8 16 15
Black scabbardfish 34 57 112 127 96 69 105 150 161 128
Blue Ling 48 218 307 383 289 70 309 327 467 331
Brill 26 29 28 25 37 120 145 145 106 174
Cod 10,771 10,799 10,928 11,510 13,058 21,352 21,376 22,134 22,666 27,438
Haddock 30,639 34,589 30,421 27,440 28,146 32,037 38,689 42,011 37,382 37,495
Hake 7,029 5,509 6,166 6,654 7,817 15,095 13,369 13,761 15,895 18,392
Lemon sole 655 868 759 759 867 1,711 2,429 2,426 2,612 3,226
Ling 4,147 3,535 3,565 3,614 4,359 5,906 4,773 4,402 4,675 6,325
Megrims 2,741 2,340 2,150 1,902 2,129 7,727 5,592 5,603 4,709 6,074
Monkfish 8,299 6,986 8,793 11,130 12,664 27,280 20,547 24,885 26,269 34,730
Plaice 2,898 4,832 4,368 4,663 6,107 3,158 4,734 4,176 4,534 7,515
Pollack 454 396 287 456 337 986 776 600 846 814
Red mullet 58 5 0 10 14 347 37 1 10 22
Saithe 10,032 10,856 8,356 8,280 7,961 10,557 9,110 7,527 7,220 8,195
Skates and rays 600 582 600 620 625 530 522 531 525 626
Sole 31 67 49 39 45 230 448 353 311 439
Turbot 104 111 114 110 128 781 853 889 839 1,005
Whiting 9,034 10,000 8,733 8,041 7,383 9,607 9,953 9,705 8,588 8,094
Wrasses 0 0 51 29 48 0 0 20 1,127 3,147
Other demersal 8,082 10,210 2,876 4,935 3,258 5,193 5,380 3,494 3,851 4,526
Total demersal 95,735 102,017 88,666 90,732 95,368 143,063 139,379 143,151 142,811 168,711
Blue whiting 6,305 8,166 25,617 30,508 36,896 1,733 1,818 3,823 6,311 8,469
Herring 54,321 57,979 61,366 58,726 65,543 28,972 22,769 18,470 21,307 43,559
Horse mackerel 1,501 676 1,651 733 971 804 335 972 489 669
Mackerel 134,345 133,994 239,470 199,887 188,487 131,096 126,138 194,798 130,513 168,602
Pilchards - - - - - - - - - -
Other pelagic 3,316 1,849 2,355 1,695 2,476 3,470 2,124 2,099 1,534 1,028
Total pelagic 199,787 202,664 330,458 291,549 294,373 166,075 153,183 220,161 160,153 222,327
Brown shrimps 1 0 0 0 0 16 2 1 5 5
Cockles 11 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0
Cuttlefish 178 155 56 287 412 322 278 110 542 1,365
Edible crabs 9,495 9,530 10,611 9,920 11,102 11,345 11,803 13,634 12,380 15,209
Lobsters 1,129 1,026 1,214 1,046 1,147 11,749 10,548 12,462 11,045 13,736
Nephrops 21,287 18,486 20,498 16,512 21,046 82,491 64,624 74,971 61,036 76,707
Patagonian squid - - - - - - - - - -
Queen scallops 14,798 10,156 6,954 9,086 8,405 5,926 5,034 3,215 5,079 6,444
Razor fish 820 859 422 321 373 2,333 2,985 1,559 1,471 1,850
Scallops 17,150 17,577 16,443 16,042 15,340 31,437 31,887 32,792 33,087 36,980
Squid 1,559 1,321 2,254 1,389 1,744 5,134 4,863 6,552 4,374 6,690
Velvet crabs 2,038 1,573 1,658 1,479 1,603 4,874 3,982 4,130 3,745 4,436
Whelks 387 886 1,060 1,402 2,126 243 633 839 1,200 1,956
Other shellfish 625 735 427 293 294 732 776 509 426 461
Total shellfish 69,478 62,303 61,596 57,778 63,593 156,615 137,415 150,774 134,390 165,838
Total landings 365,000 366,985 480,720 440,059 453,334 465,753 429,978 514,085 437,355 556,877

(1) Main species are those where the total value landed into the UK or by UK vessels abroad was £2m or more in 2016.

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