19th September 2018
Established 1872. Online since 1996.

Shortage of fish

, by , in Fishing & Sea

Prices were good at the fishmarkets this week although fish have been in short supply due to the unsettled weather.

The early part of the week was quiet but landings picked up yesterday.

Whitefish prices: catfish £2.04-£2.15; cod £1.25-£2.68; dogfish £0.53-£1.26; haddock £0.49-£2.50; hake £1.18-£2.30; halibut £5-£9.95; John Dory £2.60-£3.45; lemon sole £2.50-£6.41; ling £1.45-£2.15; lythe £2.80-£3.20; megrims £1.82-£7.37; monfish £2.23-£4.26; plaice £0.47-£2.03; roes £2.95-£3.36; saithe £0.52-£1.13; skate £0.45-£1.19; squid £1.80-£4.02; turbot £6.90-£13.33; tusk £0.97-£1.10; whiting £0.30-£1.85; witches £1.58-£2.68.

LANDINGS DAY BY DAY

Lerwick  :  Scalloway
Boats – Boxes  :  Boats – Boxes

Friday 7 – 745  :  2 – 155
Monday 10 – 930  :  3 – 450
Tuesday 3 – 420  :  1 – 16
Wednesday 1 – 85  :  1 – 95
Yesterday 10 – 780  :  4 – 510
TOTALS 31 – 2960  :  11 – 1226