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Poorer landings

Poorer landings

03/07/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Whitefish landings tailed off after the middle of the week, according to fish agents LHD.A few boats are on guard duty for oil companies and others are tied up for refits or repairs.LHD is expecting quieter markets for the next few weeks, a spokesman said.Whitefish prices: catfish £1-£... Read more...

Better fish prices

Better fish prices

26/06/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Prices at the fishmarket have improved slightly over previous weeks, although smaller fish are still not fetching too high a value.A spokesman for fish agents LHD said heavy landings of fish coming in to Peterhead were keeping fish prices down here.Whitefish prices: cats £1.00-£1.37; cod ... Read more...

Better landings are expected

Better landings are expected

19/06/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Heavy landings in Peterhead this week made for a drop in prices at the Lerwick fish market An LHD representative said, however, that better landings were expected towards the end of the week.Whitefish prices: catfish £1.14-£1.62; cod £0.60-£2.68; dogfish £1.44-£1.87; haddock £0.50-£2.70;... Read more...

Cod sells well

Cod sells well

12/06/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Cod prices are on the up at Lerwick fishmarket thanks to a decline in the level of imports in the River Humber area, according to agents LHD.The whitefish are now fetching £20 to £30 a box more than it had been in the last fortnight as a spell of good weather in the last few days has led to st... Read more...

Fish prices remain fairly poor

Fish prices remain fairly poor

05/06/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

It was another quiet week for fish markets in Shetland and while slightly better than last week, prices were still poor.A representative from LHD said that while there were good supplies of fish coming in, the poor demand was keeping prices down.Whitefish prices: cats £1-£1.63; cod £0.65-... Read more...

Fish prices drop

Fish prices drop

29/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Fish prices took a tumble this week, as fine weather led to an oversupply at the fishmarkets both here and down south.The downturn comes as a marked change from last week's figures, which saw reasonable prices across the species despite steady landings.Whitefish prices: cats £1.37-£1.87; c... Read more...

Steady landings at market

Steady landings at market

22/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

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: cat... Read more...

Cod prices down

Cod prices down

01/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Cod prices at Lerwick fishmarket were hit by what is hoped will be a temporary fall in demand from buyers this week.The May Day bank holiday on Monday meant a decline in interest from the English market, while many buyers were also over in Brussels at the seafood exhibition. The price of cod had... Read more...

Steady at market

Steady at market

24/04/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

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 ... Read more...

Plenty of fish

Plenty of fish

16/01/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

A buoyant start to the new year at Lerwick fishmarket continued into the early part of the week as more than 2,500 boxes were landed on Friday and Monday, but landings have since declined with fewer boats venturing out to sea during the recent stormy weather.Friday saw 1,420 boxes landed while a n... Read more...