Fishery and Aquaculture

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

The value and weight of sea landings of fish by species; sea fish landings by port; aquaculture production; inland fish catches; sales of commercial and rod angling licences; the number and size of fishing vessels; external trade of fish and fish products classified by country and by species, and by degree of processing; processing and preserving of fish and fish products; prices of selected fish products.

Source

CSO, Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, Central Fisheries Board, Eurostat New Cronos database.

Scope

The following are excluded: landings of clams, oysters and salmon; landings of blue mussels into ports where blue mussel aquaculture farming is located; landings by foreign boats into Irish ports.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

Calendar year

Start date

1994

Timeliness

About 2 years after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Fish species
    Demersal (Brill; Cod; Dogfish; Dover sole; Haddock; Hake; John Dory; Lemon sole; Ling; Megrim; Monk/angler; Plaice; Ray/skate; Saithe; Turbot; White pollock; Whiting; Witch; Other demersal); Pelagic (Blue whiting; Pilchard; Herring; Horse mackerel; Mackerel; Sprat; Tuna; Other pelagic); Shellfish (Blue mussel; Crab; Crawfish; Dublin Bay prawns; Escallop; Lobster; Periwinkle; Prawn tails; Shrimp; Squid; Whelk; Other shellfish); Deepwater (Orange roughy; Siki; Other deepwater).
  • Ports
    Irish ports (Killybegs; Rossaveal; Cobh; Dunmore East; Wicklow; etc); Foreign ports.
  • Aquaculture species
    Shellfish; Finfish.
  • Fish species (inland)
    Salmon; Other.
  • Angling licence type
    Commercial (Drift; Draft; Other); Rod.
  • Processing type
    Live, fresh, chilled; Frozen; Dried, salted in brine, smoked; Prepared, preserved; Meal, oil, fats, waste.

Theme

Business Sectors - Agriculture and Fishing

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2016-02-02

Keywords

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