15th November 2018
Established 1872. Online since 1996.

Good prices

, by , in Fishing & Sea

FISH prices have remained strong at the markets for monkfish and megrims during the last week.

Prices for haddock and whiting have struggled in comparison, how­ever, thanks to heavy landings in Peterhead. A spokesman for fish agents LHD said prices were ex­pected to rise as demand overtook supply while boats sheltered from the weather.

Whitefish prices: cod £1.34-£2.73; haddock £0.27-£2.01; hake £1.00- £2.29; John Dory £5.92-£8.37; lemon sole £1.96-£5.53; ling £1.30-£1.71; lythe £2.60-£3.25; megrims £1.25- £5.90; monkfish £2.30-£4.13; plaice £0.35-£1.83; saithe £0.36-£1.10; skate £0.53-£1.23; squid £2.00-£3.46; turbot £4.10-£11.55; tusk £0.96-£1.20; whit­ing £0.23-£2.13; witches £1.14-£1.75; dogfish £0.40-£1.10; eels £0.47-£0.60; gurnards £0.20-£0.60.

LANDINGS DAY BY DAY

Lerwick  :  Scalloway

Boats – Boxes  :  Boats – Boxes

Friday 8 – 895  :  3 – 362
Monday 7 – 1310  :  1 – 90
Tuesday 7 – 935  :  1 – 65
Wednesday 6 – 920  :  2 – 120
Yesterday 8 – 1320  :  1 – 130

TOTALS 36 – 5380  :  8 – 767