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Total Value of Catch Increased by 9.5 Per Cent

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ICELAND - Total value of catch of Icelandic vessels amounted to 108.6 billion ISK in January-August 2012, compared with 99.2 billion ISK in the first eight months of 2011, according to Statistics Iceland.

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Total value increased therefore by 9.5 per cent between years.

Total value of demersal species accounted for ISK 63.8 billion; thereof cod ISK 32.5 billion, haddock 8.5 billion, and redfish 9.1 billion.

Total value of pelagic species accounted for ISK 32.8 billion and flatfish catches for 7.6 billion.