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Bass

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 29th April 2004.

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Photo of Adrian Sanders Adrian Sanders Liberal Democrat, Torbay

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the value of sea bass landings within the United Kingdom was for each of the last five years, broken down by market.

Photo of Ben Bradshaw Ben Bradshaw Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Local Environment, Marine and Animal Welfare)

Fisheries departments in the UK do not record details of sales by market. The following table shows details of the value of sea bass landings into the UK by UK and foreign vessels for the years 1999 to 2003, broken down by port of landing.

Landings of sea bass into the UK, 1999 to 2003 -- Value (£000)
Port of landing 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
England 1
North Shields (4) (4) (4) (4) (4)
Holy Island (5) (5) (5) (5) (4)
Seahouses (5) (5) (4) (4) (5)
Amble (4) (4) (4) (4) (4)
Newbiggin (5) (5) (5) (5) (4)
Blyth (4) (5) (4) (4) (4)
Sunderland (5) (4) (4) (4) (4)
Hartlepool (4) (4) (4) (4) (4)
Whitby 1 (4) 2 1 2
Scarborough 1 (4) 3 6 11
Filey (5) 1 (4) (4) (4)
Flamborough (5) (4) (5) (5) (5)
Bridlington 3 (4) (4) 1 1
Grimsby 1 1 2 (4) 2
Boston (4) (4) (5) (5) (5)
Lowestoft 5 11 15 22 40
Brancaster Staithe (5) (4) (5) 1 (5)
Sheringham (5) (5) (5) (4) (4)
Cromer (5) (5) (5) 1 (4)
Great Yarmouth (4) 9 4 2 1
Southwold 5 9 3 4 7
Dunwich (5) (4) (4) (5) (4)
Sizewell Beach (5) (5) (5) (5) 4
Aldeburgh 2 (4) 1 3 8
Orford 10 9 7 3 5
Ipswich 6 35 13 10 (5)
Felixstowe (4) (4) (4) 1 7
Harwich 1 1 1 4 1
Walton-on-the-Naze 9 3 6 9 14
Clacton (4) (5) 1 1 (4)
Wivenhoe 5 2 3 5 3
Brightlingsea 2 (4) (5) (4) (4)
West Mersea 94 1 4 8 5
Maldon (4) (5) (5) (5) (5)
Bradwell (5) (5) (5) 1 1
Burnham-on-Crouch (4) (4) (5) (4) (4)
Great Wakering 1 (4) (4) 1 2
Canvey Island (4) (4) (4) (4) 1
Southend-on-Sea (5) (5) (5) (4) (5)
Leigh-on-Sea 8 11 4 5 10
Faversham 3 5 8 12 10
Gravesend (4) (5) (5) (5) (5)
Rochester 1 (5) (5) (5) (5)
Queenborough 2 6 3 2 10
Whitstable 43 42 28 58 94
Hastings 21 24 13 21 41
Poole 325 48 54 2 23
Margate 23 19 9 13 10
Broadstairs 1 3 (4) 1 (4)
Ramsgate 138 89 68 135 153
Dover 13 5 34 14 (5)
Folkestone 46 40 48 50 37
Hythe 6 11 6 3 11
Dungeness 15 10 3 13 3
Rye 27 15 18 23 22
Eastbourne 96 110 69 109 132
Newhaven 226 134 120 112 56
Brighton 14 10 7 24 10
Shoreham 169 101 156 156 191
Worthing 39 9 14 10 14
Littlehampton 18 35 15 14 30
Bognor Regis (4) (5) (4) (4) (5)
Selsey 63 48 11 70 44
Langstone Harbour 33 24 18 13 17
Itchenor/East Wittering (5) (5) (5) (5) (4)
Emsworth (4) 6 (5) (5) (4)
Ramble (4) 7 2 1 4
Hayling Island (5) (5) (4) (4) (5)
Portsmouth 206 178 176 182 213
Southampton 85 1 4 (4) 3
Christchurch 39 15 8 (5) 8
Cowes (5) (5) (4) (5) (5)
Isle of Wight (5) 32 23 7 25
Lymington 15 25 35 4 9
Keyhaven (5) (4) (5) (5) (4)
Swanage 5 (4) (4) (5) (5)
Kimmeridge (4) (4) (4) (5) (4)
Lulworth Cove (5) 1 2 2 (5)
Weymouth 286 73 16 6 32
Portland 6 1 (4) (4) (4)
Ferrybridge (5) (4) (5) (5) (5)
West Bay 1 9 (4) (5) (5)
Lyme Regis 22 10 7 6 18
Plymouth 1,208 357 662 787 808
Newlyn 31 59 123 562 73
Beer 5 7 9 5 3
Exmouth 23 76 72 63 67
Teignmouth (5) 2 (4) 1 3
Torquay 5 3 2 3 4
Brixham 386 277 174 223 206
Dartmouth 4 4 3 3 3
River Dart 1 (5) (5) (5) (5)
Kingswear 2 (5) (5) (5) (5)
Salcombe (4) (4) (4) 1 (4)
Hope Cove (5) (5) (4) (5) (5)
Looe 23 45 58 181 87
Polperro 15 8 12 23 69
River Fowey 4 1 1 (4) 2
Mevagissey 25 9 13 23 73
River Fal—Falmouth 4 1 3 3 2
Helford River (4) 1 1 2 1
Porthoustock (5) (5) (5) (4) (5)
Coverack (4) 1 (4) (4) (5)
Cadgwith (4) (4) (4) (4) (5)
Penzance (4) 1 (4) 1 (4)
Penberth (5) (5) 12 1 (5)
St. Ives (5) (4) (4) 1 (5)
Hayle (4) 2 (4) 4 (4)
Newquay 2 (5) 1 2 (4)
Padstow 8 5 13 18 9
Port Isaac (4) 2 (4) 7 1
Bude (5) (4) (5) (4) (5)
Clovelly 1 (4) (5) (5) (5)
Appledore 41 45 123 138 115
Bideford 16 21 1 9 1
Ilfracombe 6 15 1 79 104
Fleetwood 2 1 3 1 2
Hoylake (4) (5) (5) (5) (5)
Mersey Estuary (5) (5) (5) (4) (4)
Liverpool (4) (4) (4) (4) 1
Morecambe (4) (4) 1 (5) 17
Barrow 1 2 8 (4) (4)
Whitehaven (4) (4) (4) (4) 2
Maryport (5) (5) (4) (4) (4)
Wales(3)
Milford Haven 187 96 116 105 48
Conwy (4) (4) 10 1 (5)
Swansea 8 11 26 15 9
Porthcawl (5) (4) 1 1 10
Tenby 1 (4) 30 55 16
Saundersfoot 9 8 10 9 16
Llanelli 13 41 31 34 18
Three Rivers Area (5) (5) (5) (5) 1
New Quay (5) (5) (4) (5) (5)
Pwllheli (5) (5) (5) 2 (5)
Aberdaran (5) (5) 2 (5) (5)
Caernarvon (5) (4) 22 (4) (4)
Holyhead (4) (4) (4) (4) 1
Cemaes Bay (5) (4) (4) (4) (5)
Bangor (5) 1 5 (5) (5)
Rhyl-Connah's Quay (5) 9 7 15 1
Scotland(3)
Eyemouth (4) (4) (4) 25 13
Dunbar (5) (5) (5) (4) (4)
Pittenweem (5) (5) (4) (5) (5)
Aberdeen (4) (5) (4) (4) (4)
Peterhead 1 (5) (5) (5) (4)
Fraserburgh (5) (5) (5) (5) (4)
Mallaig (5) (5) (5) (5) (4)
Saltcoats (5) (4) (5) (5) (5)
Girvan (5) (5) (5) (5) (4)
Portpatrick (4) (4) (5) (5) (4)
Isle of Whithorn (4) (5) (5) (5) (4)
Northern Ireland(3)
Kilkeel (5) (5) 7 6 32
Portavogie (5) (5) (5) (5) (4)
Bangor (County Down) (5) (5) (5) (4) (5)
County Antrim (5) (5) (5) (5) (4)
Total 4,173 2,352 2,608 3,558 3,165

(3) Country of landing.

(4) Less than half the last digit shown.

(5) Nil.

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