26th April 2018
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New year landings

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MONDAY saw the first landings of the year at the fishmarkets after the New Year holiday.

The week started relatively busy with good landings and good prices, although these slipped back a bit as the week went on.

Meanwhile pelagic boats Altaire, Research, Adenia and Charisma all landed good catches of mackerel in Norway.

Whitefish prices : cod £1.67-£3.80; dogfish £0.80-£1.73; eels £0.58-£0.72; haddock £0.60-£2.76; halibut £6.90- £8.96; John Dory £6.65-£8.30; lemon sole £2.68-£6; ling £1.60-£2.60; lythe £2.45-£3.88; megrims £2.05-£6.56; monkfish £1.90-£5.33; plaice £0.50- £1.93; red mullet £2.58; roes £1.68- £4.02; saithe £0.40-£1.11; skate £0.72- £2.11; squid £2.03-£3.85; turbot £6.30-£11.67; tusk £1.20-£1.25; whit–ing £0.47-£2.82; witches £1.45-£2.37.

LANDINGS DAY BY DAY

Lerwick  :  Scalloway
Boats – Boxes  :  Boats – Boxes
Monday 2 – 285  :  4 – 1000
Tuesday 5 – 900  :  1 – 15
Wednesday 4 – 370  :  –– – ––
Yesterday 6 – 785  :  3 – 725
TOTALS 17 – 2340  :  8 – 1740