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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 2.5 Number of active Scottish registered vessels by district and main fishing method ( 1) as at 31st December 2016

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Table 2.5 Number of active Scottish registered vessels by district and main fishing method ( 1) as at 31st December 2016

District 10m & under Over 10m Total
Nephrop trawls 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
Aberdeen 2 72 - 74 - - - - - - - - - 4 4 1 9 9 83
Anstruther 7 86 1 94 - - - - 3 - - - 3 7 2 - 9 12 106
Buckie 12 46 3 61 - - - - 12 - 1 - 13 4 1 3 8 21 82
Eyemouth 8 76 5 89 - - - - 2 1 - - 3 17 2 1 20 23 112
Fraserburgh 2 94 18 114 1 7 - 8 45 5 - - 50 33 1 1 35 93 207
Peterhead 2 58 4 64 1 2 - 3 27 3 - - 30 5 1 3 9 42 106
Scrabster 1 81 1 83 - - - - 1 2 - - 3 - 6 1 7 10 93
Total – East Coast 34 513 32 579 2 9 - 11 90 11 1 - 102 70 17 10 97 210 789
Orkney 1 83 7 91 - - - - 4 - - - 4 4 27 5 36 40 131
Shetland 4 113 26 143 - 8 - 8 16 9 - - 25 1 3 8 12 45 188
Stornoway 1 157 4 162 - - - - 6 - - - 6 18 16 6 40 46 208
Total – Islands 6 353 37 396 - 8 - 8 26 9 - - 35 23 46 19 88 131 527
Ayr 9 61 10 80 - - - - 7 - - - 7 16 4 33 53 60 140
Campbeltown 8 79 9 96 - - - - 6 - - - 6 29 7 9 45 51 147
Kinlochbervie 2 15 - 17 - - - - 2 - - - 2 2 - - 2 4 21
Lochinver - 13 - 13 - - - - 2 - 10 4 16 - 1 - 1 17 30
Mallaig - 32 1 33 - - - - 8 1 - - 9 4 1 2 7 16 49
Oban 6 65 5 76 - - - - 3 - - - 3 7 14 12 33 36 112
Portree 3 84 1 88 - - - - 2 - - - 2 6 10 - 16 18 106
Ullapool 2 75 9 86 - - - - 5 - - - 5 7 10 4 21 26 112
Total – West Coast 30 424 35 489 - - - - 35 1 10 4 50 71 47 60 178 228 717
Total 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.


Contact

Email: Valerie West

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
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Edinburgh
EH1 3DG