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

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

Quantity (tonnes) Value (£'000)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
UK vessels
Landings into the UK and Abroad
Bass 902 806 1,043 688 552 6,191 5,784 7,600 5,706 5,031
Black scabbardfish 41 57 112 127 96 77 105 151 161 128
Blue Ling 48 221 310 395 289 70 311 331 482 332
Brill 411 386 385 435 512 2,134 2,195 2,282 2,175 2,725
Cod 26,467 29,480 30,249 28,300 34,124 43,791 45,807 49,893 49,109 53,204
Haddock 35,177 39,746 36,256 33,316 34,031 37,117 44,564 50,471 45,150 44,734
Hake 8,347 8,952 11,299 12,670 14,337 17,673 22,793 25,966 29,354 33,858
Lemon sole 2,853 2,988 2,849 2,287 2,488 7,888 8,970 9,439 8,796 9,778
Ling 4,674 4,592 4,874 4,582 5,440 6,607 6,276 5,913 5,894 7,758
Megrims 4,617 5,286 4,974 4,791 4,941 12,766 12,869 14,458 13,085 14,836
Monkfish 13,470 13,563 15,832 18,184 20,448 44,105 41,072 45,887 46,660 59,996
Plaice 18,751 21,226 19,143 18,876 21,223 24,606 22,112 20,638 22,547 28,284
Pollack 2,232 2,257 2,458 2,138 2,325 5,077 4,856 4,039 3,692 5,302
Red mullet 263 110 296 765 568 1,658 798 1,351 1,761 2,909
Saithe 13,073 14,687 12,751 13,034 12,362 13,494 12,891 12,154 11,757 12,717
Skates and rays 2,907 2,960 2,753 2,795 2,814 3,958 3,926 3,296 3,577 3,706
Sole 1,995 2,270 2,318 1,940 1,962 16,374 16,568 16,741 14,996 17,938
Turbot 760 749 840 790 873 5,977 6,004 6,815 6,058 7,126
Whiting 11,139 12,689 11,821 11,398 10,697 11,349 12,062 12,463 11,580 11,214
Wrasses 17 17 66 41 60 7 6 25 1,167 3,207
Other demersal 14,164 16,291 9,054 11,459 10,252 11,549 11,259 9,622 10,032 11,801
Total demersal 162,308 179,334 169,685 169,010 180,395 272,469 281,229 299,535 293,737 336,583
Blue whiting 9,171 13,499 27,833 31,778 38,270 3,265 3,024 5,147 6,593 8,655
Herring 90,420 93,840 97,683 93,745 92,231 39,429 33,315 28,778 32,948 56,342
Horse mackerel 16,748 11,362 12,719 7,585 6,434 6,332 4,784 5,546 3,569 2,729
Mackerel 168,842 163,809 287,979 247,993 217,332 158,327 146,342 227,172 159,806 188,314
Pilchards 7,629 3,977 3,893 4,307 9,391 1,985 1,052 974 1,621 3,130
Other pelagic 9,341 5,695 6,522 4,426 5,727 5,049 2,892 3,861 2,046 1,848
Total pelagic 302,151 292,182 436,629 389,834 369,385 214,387 191,409 271,478 206,582 261,017
Brown shrimps 927 860 602 325 806 2,336 2,362 1,359 810 2,965
Cockles 2,268 10,121 10,191 11,169 5,050 1,524 5,275 7,877 5,692 3,582
Cuttlefish 5,358 3,695 3,098 6,057 5,062 10,938 6,593 6,573 10,722 14,162
Edible crabs 28,425 29,269 33,132 29,824 33,765 35,261 38,216 44,529 39,265 47,281
Lobsters 3,168 2,994 3,402 3,136 3,285 31,336 30,177 33,757 32,511 39,775
Nephrops 32,757 28,488 30,527 25,936 31,486 111,437 87,072 99,511 82,997 103,687
Patagonian squid 5,057 1,640 2,882 1,981 2,180 6,705 1,640 2,882 1,249 8,370
Queen scallops 23,684 18,878 10,728 12,589 10,644 9,389 9,013 5,163 7,237 8,275
Razor fish 921 945 469 400 510 2,602 3,215 1,757 1,809 2,508
Scallops 34,379 31,186 28,492 28,441 28,246 59,992 54,592 54,096 57,357 66,483
Squid 2,089 2,016 3,391 2,362 2,409 7,948 7,923 11,128 8,531 10,119
Velvet crabs 2,379 1,795 1,898 1,743 1,868 5,401 4,356 4,553 4,157 4,891
Whelks 16,529 20,171 20,104 20,932 22,792 11,193 13,840 16,400 18,663 22,986
Other shellfish 13,333 4,604 2,991 4,800 3,224 5,891 4,442 3,468 4,991 3,569
Total shellfish 171,273 156,664 151,908 149,694 151,328 301,953 268,715 293,054 275,991 338,654
Total landings 635,731 628,179 758,223 708,539 701,109 788,810 741,353 864,067 776,311 936,254

(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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