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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 2.6 Number of Scottish registered vessels by main fishing method ( 1) and length group as at 31st December 2016

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Table 2.6 Number of Scottish registered vessels by main fishing method ( 1) and length group as at 31st December 2016

Main fishing method Length group (metres)
10m & under >10 -12 >12 -15 >15 -24 >24 -40 Over 40 Over 10m Total
Demersal single trawl 12 4 5 62 35 3 109 121
Demersal pair trawl - - - 7 11 - 18 18
Seine net - 1 - 9 11 - 21 21
Lines 37 - - - 10 1 11 48
Demersal gill nets 5 - - - 3 - 3 8
Demersal twin/mult trawl - - - 14 6 - 20 20
Beam trawl - - - - 3 1 4 4
Other demersal 2 - - - 1 - 1 3
Demersal total 56 5 5 92 80 5 187 243
Purse seine - - - - - 2 2 2
Pelagic trawl - - - - 1 16 17 17
Pelagic total - - - - 1 18 19 19
Creel fishing 1,290 89 10 11 - - 110 1,400
Nephrops trawl 70 34 37 90 3 - 164 234
Mechanical dredging 17 7 20 39 12 2 80 97
Suction dredging 0 1 - - - - 1 1
Shell fishing by hand 31 7 1 - - - 8 39
Shellfish total 1,408 138 68 140 15 2 363 1,771
Total 1,464 143 73 232 96 25 569 2,033

(1) For description of main fishing method see Annex 2: Glossary of Terms.


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