Date lodged: 8 March 2018
To ask the Scottish Government how many razorclams caught under electrofishing licenses have been (a) landed and (b) exported.
Answered by: Fergus Ewing 15 March 2018
a) The scientific trial of electro-fishing for razor clams commenced on 1 February 2018 with 7,500kg of razor clams landed so far. b) Marine Scotland does not hold Scotland-level export figures for specific species. However, UK-level exports are recorded as part of HMRC’s Overseas Trade Statistics.