Demersal species accounted for nearly 45 thousand tonnes, thereof cod 25 thousand tonnes, haddock nearly six thousand tonnes, redfish nearly six thousand tonnes and saithe nearly four thousand tonnes.
The pelagic catch was 187 thousand tonnes, thereof capelin nearly 187 thousand tonnes and capelin 361 tonnes.
At constant prices the volume of the catch decreased by 13.7 per cent in February 2013 compared with February 2012.
Figure 1. Total Catch in February 2012 and 2013
Figure 2. Total Catch January-February 2012 and 2013
Figure 3. Volumne of Catch in Fixed Prices 2004=100
1 Based on average price of every species (whole ungutted fish) according to weight and processing reports