17th August 2018
Established 1872. Online since 1996.

Steady at market

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The fishmarket in Lerwick has been steady this week with good prices throughout, especially for haddock and whiting. Business was particularly good at the beginning of the week, with heavy landings in both Lerwick and Scalloway.

Whitefish prices: catfish £1.40-£1.50; cod £1.15-£2.20; dogfish £1.15-£1.65; eels £0.70-£0.83; haddock £0.52-£2.48; hake £1.20-£2.10; halibut £1.86-£9.82; John Dory £7.97; lemon sole £0.70-£5.07; ling £0.85-£1.60; lythe £1.22-£3.13; megrims £0.30-£4.93; monkfish £1.37-£3.56; plaice £0.40-£1.49; saithe £0.48-£0.85; skate £0.77-£1.38; squid £2.42-£4.05; turbot £3.90-£13.50; tusk £0.22-£0.75; whiting £0.67-£2.45; witches £0.90-£1.75.

LANDINGS DAY BY DAY
Lerwick : Scalloway
Boats – Boxes : Boats – Boxes

Friday4 – 1075 : 10 – 983
Monday 7 – 1075 : 2 – 45

Tuesday 3 – 905 : 1 – 35

Wednesday 5 – 570 : 3 – 160
Thursday 6 – 1185m : 2 – 1488
TOTALS 25 – 4810 : 18 – 1488