23rd February 2018
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Steady landings at market

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The fish prices continued on the same track as recent weeks, with steady landings and reasonable prices across the species.

Many boats were out throughout the week taking advantage of the fine weather. An LHD representative said they were expecting a busy end to the week.

Whitefish prices: cats £1.25-£1.61; cod £1.03-32.32; dogs £1.72-£1.70; eels £0.80-£0.93; haddock £0.60-£2.73; hake £1.30-£1.54; hal­i­but £3.55-£9.36; John Dory £6.66-£7.66; lemons £0.30-£5; ling £0.75-£1.38; lythe £1.55-£2.70; megrim £0.88-£6.02; monkfish £1.88-£4.73; plaice £0.46-£1.59; saithe £0.45-£0.66; skate £0.58-£1.67; squid £2.48-£4.65; turbot £5.20-£10.35; tusk £0.50-£0.66; whiting £0.76-£2.53; witches £1.03-£1.66.

LANDINGS DAY BY DAY

Lerwick : Scalloway
Boats – Boxes : Boats – Boxes

Friday 8 – 790 : 1 – 60
Monday 3 – 715 : 3 – 485
Tuesday 3 – 510 : 4 – 490
Wednesday 5 – 630 : 3 – 345
Thursday 3 – 310 : 2 – 120
TOTALS 22 – 2955 : 13 – 1500

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