Research Reports

Fish Landings from the ‘Shetland EEZ’ content Shetland EEZ Report Cover

Fish Landings from the ‘Shetland EEZ’

An analysis of the quantity and value of fish and shellfish caught in the waters around Shetland.

4th November 2020

The report can be downloaded here (pdf).

Overview of annual Shetland trawl survey data (2011 - 2020): content Cover of 2020 Inshore Fish Survey Report

Overview of annual Shetland trawl survey data (2011 - 2020):

Catch rates and size compositions of commercial demersal fish species in nearshore waters

The latest report from the Shetland Inshore Fish Survey.

November 2020.

Fish Landings from the ‘Shetland EEZ’ content Shetland EEZ Report Cover

Fish Landings from the ‘Shetland EEZ’

An analysis of the quantity and value of fish and shellfish caught in the waters around Shetland.

4th November 2020

Dowload Report (pdf)

Shell-volution Consultation content Report Cover

Shell-volution Consultation

Consultation with shelfish producers about the development of an R&D strategy for the industry.

July 2020

Shetland's Maritime Economy 2019 content Shetlands Maritime Economy 2019

Shetland's Maritime Economy 2019

Statistics on Shetland's economy and maritime industries.

April 2020.

Overview of annual Shetland trawl survey data (2011 - 2019): content Cover of 2019 Inshore Fish Survey Report

Overview of annual Shetland trawl survey data (2011 - 2019):

Catch rates and size compositions of commercial demersal fish species in nearshore waters

The latest report from the Shetland Inshore Fish Survey.

December 2019.

Shetland Fisheries Statistics 2018 content Report Cover

Shetland Fisheries Statistics 2018

An overview of fish landings in Shetland in 2018.

The report can be downloaded here (pdf).

October 2019

Overview of Annual Shetland Trawl Survey Data (2011 - 2018): content Inshore Fish Survey 2018 button

Overview of Annual Shetland Trawl Survey Data (2011 - 2018):

Catch rates and size compositions of commercial demersal fish species in nearshore waters

The latest report from the Shetland Inshore Fish Survey.

November 2018

Shetland Fisheries Statistics 2017 content Report cover

Shetland Fisheries Statistics 2017

An overview of fish landings in Shetland in 2017.

The report can be downloaded here (pdf).

November 2018

Trends in Scottish Fish Stocks 2018 content Report Cover

Trends in Scottish Fish Stocks 2018

A summary of the latest scientific information on the state of Scottish fish stocks, and their levels of exploitation.

The report can be downloaded here (pdf).

September 2018

The Potential Value to the UK Fishing Fleet of Larger Shares of the Landings from the UK EEZ content Report cover

The Potential Value to the UK Fishing Fleet of Larger Shares of the Landings from the UK EEZ

An analysis of fisheries data to provide estimates of the potential value to the UK fishing fleet of larger shares of the fish and shellfish currently landed from the UK’s Exclusive Economic Zone (UK EEZ). (See also previous reports on related subjects.)

30th April 2018

Development and Trial of a Demersal Otter Trawl Cod Escape Panel content Report cover

Development and Trial of a Demersal Otter Trawl Cod Escape Panel

Preliminary trials of an innovative experimental trawl net designed to reduce bycatches of cod which showed very promising initial results.

April 2018

Razor Clam Biology, Ecology, Stock Assessment, and Exploitation: a Review of Ensis spp. in Wales content Report cover

Razor Clam Biology, Ecology, Stock Assessment, and Exploitation: a Review of Ensis spp. in Wales

A review commissioned by the Welsh Government of the biology, ecology and distribution of, and fisheries for, razor clams in Wales, and of potential stock assessment methods.

March 2018

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