Catch Value Declined for Beginning of 2013

23 May 2013, at 1:00am

ICELAND - Total value of catch of Icelandic vessels amounted to 30.2 billion ISK in January-February 2013, compared with 30.3 billion ISK in the first two months of 2012, reports Statistics Iceland.

Total value decreased therefore by 0.4 per cent between years.

Total value of demersal species accounted for ISK 17 billion; thereof cod ISK 9.4 billion, haddock 2.6 billion, and redfish 2.5 billion.

Total value of pelagic species accounted for ISK 11.9 billion and flatfish catches for 1.3 billion.