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Scottish Fisheries Statistics, 2004

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Table 5. Active Scottish based vessels, by main fishing method and overall length group, 31st December 2004

10 metres
& Under

>10 <15
metres

15<18
metres

18<25
metres

25<35
metres

35<50
metres

50 metres
& over

Total

Demersal single trawl

23

20

34

101

42

7

0

227

Demersal pair trawl

0

0

4

14

7

0

0

25

Seine net

0

0

3

19

9

1

0

32

Lines

25

0

0

0

7

2

0

34

Demersal pair seine

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

Demersal gill nets

12

3

0

0

2

5

0

22

Demersal twin/mult trawl

1

0

1

14

5

0

0

21

Beam trawl

1

2

0

1

2

13

0

19

Other demersal

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Demersal total

63

25

42

150

74

28

0

382

Purse seine

0

0

0

0

0

1

5

6

Pelagic trawl

0

0

0

0

0

1

19

20

Other pelagic

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Pelagic total

0

0

0

0

0

2

24

26

Creel fishing

1,426

105

5

3

0

0

0

1,539

Nephrops trawl

108

107

57

16

1

0

0

289

Mechanical dredging

19

27

30

23

6

1

0

106

Suction dredging

2

2

0

0

0

0

0

4

Shell fishing by hand

42

4

0

0

0

0

0

46

Shrimp trawl

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

Shellfish total

1,599

245

92

42

7

1

0

1,986

Total

1,662

270

134

192

81

31

24

2,394