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Moray Firth Fish Landings

Live weight and value of landings at Moray Firth Fishing Districts by UK vessels per species, 2009

 

Scrabster

Buckie

Fraserburgh

MAIN SPECIES

VOLUME
TONNES

VALUE
(£’000)

VOLUME
TONNES

VALUE
(£’000)

VOLUME
TONNES

VALUE
(£’000)

Bream – rays

220

307

 

 

 

 

Cod

754

1,340

 

 

459

791

Greenland Halibut

180

335

 

 

 

 

Haddock

2,413

2,799

 

 

3,782

2,262

Hake

1,630

3,804

 

 

130

99

Lemon Sole

21

35

 

 

134

239

Ling

581

675

 

 

204

268

Megrims

622

1,725

 

 

246

604

Monks

1,753

5,160

 

 

1,287

4,100

Plaice

53

36

 

 

107

58

Saithe

1,854

1,278

 

 

579

382

Whiting

535

587

 

 

1,407

1,009

Total demersal

11,204

£18,766,000

69

£133,000

8,889

10,865

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Herring

 

 

 

 

2,942

862

Mackerel

 

 

 

 

10,824

9,226

Total pelagic

7

£1,000

12

£11,000

13,766

10,087

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edible crabs

2,829

3,318

39

39

335

446

Lobsters

112

1,161

 

 

22

251

Mussels

341

87

 

 

 

 

Nephrop

153

417

253

547

11,889

23,893

Scallops

538

1,170

537

874

953

1,874

Squid

113

255

976

1,857

390

929

Velvet crabs

121

250

29

49

63

96

Whelks

99

54

 

 

 

 

Other Shellfish

25

20

 

 

5

6

Total shellfish

4,330

£6,732,000

1,853

£3,463,000

13,656

£27,496,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total landings

15,541

£25,500,000

1,933

£3,607,000

36,311

£48,448,000