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About Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics

Information is provided below on where our data comes from; who uses our statistics; the quality of our data; how it compares to other countries; and our revisions policy.

Disclosure Policy: Please note information on landings and fishing effort are not supplied in respect to less than 5 fishing vessels.

Sea Fisheries Statistics can be requested by contacting the Sea Fisheries Data Team.

Understanding Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics

If you are not accustomed to the language of the marine fisheries world, somethings can be difficult to understand. This section includes helpful documents to ease understanding of Scottish Sea Fisheries Stastics and other management information the Marine Analytical Unit provides.