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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.

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Contents
Scottish sea fisheries statistics 2016
Table 1.1.r Quantity and value of landings by foreign vessels into the whole of the UK, by main species 1: 2012 to 2016

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Table 1.1.r Quantity and value of landings by foreign vessels into the whole of the UK, by main species 1: 2012 to 2016

Quantity (tonnes) Value (£'000)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Foreign vessels
Landings into the UK
Bass 16 22 12 13 7 123 124 63 66 51
Black scabbardfish 1,963 2,296 2,862 2,452 2,964 3,957 4,404 4,801 3,311 4,606
Blue Ling 1,497 1,634 1,983 1,096 1,431 1,866 2,130 2,948 1,332 1,684
Brill 81 67 50 58 61 426 265 206 292 302
Cod 1,651 488 736 1,372 906 2,023 836 1,416 2,412 1,862
Haddock 439 542 1,801 1,054 738 449 583 2,370 1,359 1,038
Hake 5,519 4,538 7,096 7,088 8,502 12,652 11,089 17,700 17,474 20,680
Lemon sole 295 327 344 242 202 744 623 715 906 667
Ling 1,088 1,288 1,644 1,667 2,113 1,762 1,730 2,205 2,432 3,254
Megrims 680 659 324 418 505 1,281 902 740 1,040 1,174
Monkfish 1,931 1,890 1,311 1,544 2,336 6,351 4,495 3,676 4,072 6,029
Plaice 789 730 759 901 475 927 737 571 903 543
Pollack 31 25 100 39 64 67 47 160 81 138
Red mullet 49 26 48 141 24 311 71 264 186 67
Saithe 5,457 6,798 6,366 8,926 7,464 6,033 6,111 6,856 8,479 8,490
Skates and rays 1,163 926 698 825 690 1,587 1,162 788 1,173 1,072
Sole 957 792 778 691 616 8,844 5,273 4,091 5,312 5,188
Turbot 127 98 73 74 76 861 551 429 536 584
Whiting 212 315 546 583 700 206 220 486 593 640
Wrasses 1 1 3 2 2 1 0 1 1 1
Other demersal 3,401 3,500 3,119 2,493 2,393 3,907 4,422 4,075 3,305 3,242
Total demersal 27,346 26,962 30,654 31,677 32,270 54,379 45,776 54,564 55,264 61,312
Blue whiting 18,093 1,245 12 - - 5,743 297 1 - -
Herring 24,899 8,455 10,439 3,479 7,470 14,641 3,314 2,979 1,181 4,171
Horse mackerel 751 409 620 352 794 584 275 488 209 507
Mackerel 21,402 21,352 29,437 9,101 10,601 16,796 19,276 21,652 5,923 8,676
Pilchards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other pelagic 2,074 352 0 4 774 1,453 110 0 1 281
Total pelagic 67,218 31,814 40,508 12,936 19,638 39,217 23,272 25,120 7,314 13,635
Brown shrimps - - - - - - - - - -
Cockles - - - - - - - - - -
Cuttlefish 114 69 26 167 139 245 66 27 260 385
Edible crabs 88 67 69 61 58 55 29 35 33 31
Lobsters 2 1 0 0 0 17 10 2 3 5
Nephrops 405 198 145 163 135 914 388 303 345 280
Patagonian squid - - - - - - - - - -
Queen scallops 1 - - 7 - 0 - - 5 -
Razor fish - - - - - - - - - -
Scallops 679 659 1,149 742 965 1,086 1,070 1,937 1,405 1,925
Squid 58 85 47 82 30 283 258 103 129 111
Velvet crabs 0 - - - - 0 - - - -
Whelks 32 14 7 9 9 13 5 3 5 5
Other shellfish 158 98 87 202 137 485 94 385 511 634
Total shellfish 1,537 1,191 1,531 1,434 1,474 3,098 1,920 2,796 2,695 3,376
Total landings 96,102 59,967 72,693 46,047 53,382 96,694 70,968 82,480 65,273 78,323

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

(2) The reduction in value for some demersal species in 2014 is due to a lack of sales notes from foreign vessel landings in to the UK and does not reflect a genuine decrease in the value.

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