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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 2.4 Number of active Scottish registered vessels by main fishing method ( 1) as at 31st December: 2007 to 2016

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Table 2.4 Number of active Scottish registered vessels by main fishing method ( 1) as at 31st December: 2007 to 2016

Year 10m & under Over 10m Total
Nephroptrawls Creel fishing Other 2 Total Pelagic Demersal Shellfish Over 10 m Total
Purse seine Pelagic trawl Other Total Trawl 3 Seine Lines Other 4 Total Nephrop trawls Creel fishing Other Total
2007 102 1,292 100 1,494 5 17 - 22 241 34 9 9 293 175 119 90 384 699 2,193
2008 88 1,293 107 1,488 4 20 - 24 236 33 14 12 295 187 121 85 393 712 2,200
2009 85 1,289 109 1,483 4 21 - 25 217 35 15 8 275 193 118 82 393 693 2,176
2010 81 1,287 111 1,479 4 20 - 24 202 30 14 9 255 188 117 79 384 663 2,142
2011 81 1,274 106 1,461 4 20 - 24 180 25 15 7 227 174 117 78 369 620 2,081
2012 79 1,257 100 1,436 4 20 - 24 172 24 15 5 216 170 110 78 358 598 2,034
2013 70 1,253 103 1,426 3 20 - 23 163 22 13 5 203 170 110 86 366 592 2,018
2014 74 1,260 104 1,438 2 19 - 21 156 23 12 4 195 166 110 91 367 583 2,021
2015 70 1,275 103 1,448 2 18 - 20 147 21 11 4 183 158 111 94 363 566 2,014
2016 70 1,290 104 1,464 2 17 - 19 151 21 11 4 187 164 110 89 363 569 2,033

(1) The main fishing method specified on a vessel's licence application may differ from the actual fishing gear used in individual voyages.

(2) The 10m & under 'other' fishing method category includes mechanical dredging; suction dredging, and shell fishing by hand.

(3) The over 10m 'Demersal Trawl' category includes; demersal single trawl, demersal pair trawl, demersal twin/multi trawl and beam trawl.

(4) The over 10m 'Demersal Other' category includes; demersal gill nets and other demersal.


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