23rd April 2018
Established 1872. Online since 1996.

Mixed landings

, by , in Fishing & Sea

There was a good fishmarket on Monday, according to agents LHD, but for the rest of the week the markets were light. Boats had avoided landing because of the Easter weekend as they do not want to waste days at sea by landing to poor markets.

Whitefish prices this week: cats £1.30-£1.70; cod £1.10-£2.00; dogs £0.95-£2.04; eels £0.75; haddock £0.60-£2.64; hake £1.10-£2.54; halibut £4.88-£9.72; John Dory £6.27-£6.72; lemons £1.27-£5.83; ling £1.05-£1.97; lythe £2.15-£3.20; megrim £0.90-£5.36; monk £1.55-£5.80; plaice £0.45-£1.72; red mullet £3.75-£5.05; roes £1.18; saithe £0.44-£1.18; skate £1.44-£1.80; squid £2.40-£3.92; turbot £6.60-£13.45; tusk £0.36-£0.50; whiting £0.40-£2.45; witches £0.85-£1.87.

LANDINGS DAY BY DAY Lerwick,Scalloway Boats,Boxes,Boats,Boxes Friday,9,1090,5,800 Monday,9,1105,4,835 Tuesday,4,350,2,100 Wednesday,2,110,1,50 Thursday,1,40,1,80 TOTALS,25,2695,13,1865