Total Icelandic Fish Catch Value on the Decrease

21 October 2013, at 1:00am

ICELAND - The total value of catch of Icelandic vessels amounted to 90.3 billion ISK in January-July 2013, compared with 95.7 billion ISK in the first seven months of 2012.

Total value decreased therefore by 5.6 per cent between years.

Total value of demersal species accounted for ISK 54.2 billion; thereof cod ISK 27.7 billion, haddock 6.8 billion, and redfish 7.9 billion.

Total value of pelagic species accounted for ISK 26.2 billion and flatfish catches for 6 billion.