19th April 2018
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Busy spell at end of week for fishmarket

, by , in Fishing & Sea

LERWICK fishmarket saw a reas­on­able week up to yesterday, according to fish agents LHD.

Wednesday was particularly quiet, but things picked up yesterday when there were good landings and today is also expected to be good.

Pelagic activity has now finished but will resume in January.

Whitefish prices: cafish £1.74; cod £1.66-£2.63; dogfish £0.95- £1.26; eels £0.20-£0.74; haddock £0.30-£2.36; hake £1-£2.70; halibut £5.20-£8.80; John Dory £7-£9; lemon sole £1.45- £5.27; ling £1.15-£1.92; lythe £2.90-£3.66; megrims £1.19-£6.20; monkfish £2.08-£3.62; plaice £0.35-£1.80; saithe £0.36-£1.10; skate £0.45- £1.35; squid £1.86-£3.60; turbot £4.85-£11.10; tusk £1.00-£1.24; whiting £0.40-£2.45; witches £1.09-£1.49.

LANDINGS DAY BY DAY

Lerwick  :  Scalloway

Boats  –  Boxes  :  Boats  –  Boxes

Friday 6  –  1010  :  4  –  340
Monday 3  –  500  :  2  –  1010
Tuesday 2  –  375  :  4  –  490
Wednesday 1  –  125  :  1  –  50
Thursday 5  –  855  :  3  –  535

TOTALS 17  –  2865  :  14  –  2425