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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.n Quantity and value of landings by all UK vessels abroad, by main species 1: 2012 to 2016

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Table 1.1.n Quantity and value of landings by all UK vessels abroad, by main species 1: 2012 to 2016

Quantity (tonnes) Value (£'000)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
UK vessels
Landings Abroad
Bass 83 31 37 40 20 580 162 261 338 206
Black scabbardfish 7 - - - - 8 - - - -
Blue Ling 0 5 5 12 2 0 4 4 15 3
Brill 110 107 107 119 137 554 609 692 526 728
Cod 13,762 16,446 16,251 12,933 13,375 18,843 19,971 22,057 19,592 15,155
Haddock 1,176 1,086 869 882 897 1,393 1,078 1,126 952 815
Hake 1,817 2,487 2,779 3,843 2,932 4,196 6,680 6,271 8,414 6,947
Lemon sole 374 467 503 442 474 1,141 1,321 1,540 1,503 1,486
Ling 614 572 434 471 520 962 812 533 637 726
Megrims 1,318 1,297 1,644 1,702 1,700 4,027 3,757 5,814 5,471 5,793
Monkfish 3,208 3,481 4,477 3,909 4,058 12,169 10,779 14,442 11,904 13,164
Plaice 15,334 17,088 15,591 15,332 16,514 20,880 18,068 17,067 18,988 22,943
Pollack 462 635 560 520 406 1,174 1,447 621 586 965
Red mullet 182 54 207 682 471 1,130 381 691 1,502 2,479
Saithe 2,122 1,802 1,608 3,113 2,399 2,200 1,937 1,974 3,215 2,392
Skates and rays 283 341 351 396 373 401 660 593 732 672
Sole 282 516 553 558 507 2,583 3,805 4,426 4,722 4,716
Turbot 309 302 325 250 327 2,328 2,259 2,619 1,864 2,419
Whiting 348 653 693 699 402 452 586 642 590 432
Wrasses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other demersal 7,674 9,402 2,700 4,737 2,739 3,942 3,900 2,904 3,312 3,406
Total demersal 49,465 56,772 49,692 50,638 48,252 78,965 78,215 84,277 84,864 85,449
Blue whiting 2,753 5,333 18,146 19,628 26,362 1,501 1,206 3,882 4,599 6,302
Herring 52,225 56,309 59,336 55,181 51,777 20,833 19,692 18,249 19,558 31,061
Horse mackerel 7,863 8,900 9,663 4,696 5,572 3,520 3,931 4,398 2,283 2,408
Mackerel 101,042 85,582 161,806 153,156 113,458 94,519 76,243 123,091 99,228 99,477
Pilchards 3,372 275 475 133 1,408 899 76 166 35 538
Other pelagic 2,578 881 856 642 410 3,587 1,898 1,743 1,285 558
Total pelagic 169,832 157,281 250,282 233,435 198,987 124,860 103,046 151,529 126,988 140,344
Brown shrimps - 0 0 - - - 1 0 - -
Cockles 29 12 0 - 41 28 11 0 - 55
Cuttlefish 97 44 30 40 36 255 105 75 103 121
Edible crabs 2,464 2,844 3,281 3,152 3,957 3,276 4,324 5,387 4,765 5,787
Lobsters 23 28 31 37 22 263 258 279 318 237
Nephrops 162 199 178 215 750 967 1,108 966 1,068 3,154
Patagonian squid 5,057 1,640 2,882 1,981 2,180 6,705 1,640 2,882 1,249 8,370
Queen scallops 4,387 1,099 137 130 178 1,778 583 71 85 133
Razor fish 18 29 39 36 39 33 71 157 147 168
Scallops 48 223 520 138 266 72 384 875 244 523
Squid 302 227 503 548 397 1,580 953 1,931 2,108 1,891
Velvet crabs 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 1 0 4
Whelks 85 130 310 67 128 45 93 197 52 119
Other shellfish 2,062 783 868 2,186 206 900 1,204 654 1,280 422
Total shellfish 14,736 7,260 8,780 8,530 8,200 15,902 10,734 13,476 11,418 20,985
Total landings 234,032 221,313 308,753 292,604 255,440 219,726 191,995 249,282 223,270 246,777

(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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