13th November 2018
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Plenty of whitefish

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The fishmarket in Lerwick has been busting at the seams with full markets nearly every day over the past week.

A spokesman for LHD said a good number of visiting boats had come in as well, although thankfully none had to be turned away.

Whitefish prices: catfish £1.22-£1.70; cod £1-£2.30; dogfish £0.84-£1.35; eels £0.70; gurnards £0.10-£0.28; haddock £0.40-£1.74; hake £1.10-£1.55; halibut £5.00-£9; John Dory £4.36-£5.85; lemon sole £2-£5.78; ling £1-£1.46; lythe £1.60-£2.44; megrims £0.45-£5.16; monkfish £2.30-£3.67; plaice £0.45-£1.75; roes £0.60-£1.92; saithe £0.45-£0.85; skate £0.78-£1.33; squid £1.70-£3.46; turbot £6.50-£13.20; tusk £0.75-£1.03; whiting £0.30-£1.20; witches £0.64-£1.92

LANDINGS DAY BY DAY

Lerwick  :  Scalloway
Boats – Boxes  :  Boats – Boxes

Friday 10 – 1325  :  –– – ––
Monday 7 – 1155  :  –– – ––
Tuesday 6 – 1763  :  1 – 7
Wednesday 6 – 1015  :  4 – 320
Yesterday 7 – 1600  :  4 – 480
TOTALS 36 – 6858  :  9 – 807