15th November 2018
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Whitefish prices remain good

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Prices at the fishmarket have been bearing up well this week, although supplies are likely to dry up as bad weather once again takes hold.

A spokesman for LHD said monkfish and megrims in particular have been fetching good prices, and a good number of fish had been booked in for today.

Whitefish prices: cod £1.40-£2.56; dogs £0.75-£1.63; haddock £0.38-£2.60; hake £1.10-£3.56; halibut £5.20-£9.90; John Dory £3.76-£6.10; lemons £2.00-£6.52; ling £1.42-£2.20; lythe £2.00-£3.31; megs £3.12-£8.44; monk £2.50-£5.20; plaice £0.45-£2.14; roes £1.40-£3.46; saithe £0.40-£1.20; skate £0.50- £1.94; squid £1.14-£3.76; turbot £6.00-£14.00; tusk £0.90-£1.10; whiting £0.30-£1.75; witches £0.58-£3.39.

LANDINGS BY DAY
Lerwick  :  Scalloway
Boats – Boxes  :  Boats – Boxes
Friday 9 – 1,200  :  6 – 878
Monday 7 – 1,030  :  5 – 910
Tuesday 8 – 1,400  :  4 – 1,000
Wednesday 1 – 215  :  1 – 65
Thursday 7 – 1,490  :  6 – 560
TOTAL 32 – 5,335  :  22 – 3,413