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Fisheries

Marine Scotland manages quota for fish stocks and all inshore fisheries within the 12 nautical mile territorial water limit. It is also responsible for controlling the activities of fishing vessels and fishing effort (days spent at sea) in the North Sea, west of Scotland and Faroese waters.
In this section, citable data and reports relevant to fishing activities will be added.

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2020 Provisional Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics - Fishing Effort and Quantity and Value of Landings by ICES Rectangles

These datasets provide fishing effort and landings data (tonnage and value) by ICES rectangles (geographic areas).
Please note that the provisional statistics were published previous under this identifier, and remain available on request, although we recommend using the released statistics.

doi: 
10.7489/12378-1
Citation: 
Marine Scotland 2021. 2020 Provisional Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics - Fishing Effort and Quantity and Value of Landings by ICES Rectangles. doi: 10.7489/12378-1

Data and Resources

FieldValue
Publisher
Modified
2021-10-15
Release Date
2021-06-24
Frequency
Annually
Identifier
69dea5f5-db4d-452f-9083-9a8a71387c77
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Area
POLYGON ((-13.974609375 55.00755132274, -13.974609375 60.998418266822, -0.17578125 60.998418266822, -0.17578125 55.00755132274))
Temporal Coverage
2016-01-01 to 2020-12-31
Language
English (United Kingdom)
License
UK Open Government Licence (OGL)
Data Dictionary

These are published twice a year in line with the annual National Statistics publications of the provisional statistics and final statistics for the previous year's data. Provisional statistics (p) are published in April/May and final statistics are published in September.

Contact Name
Marine Scotland
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public