Increased quotas confirmed

Iceland’s ministry of fisheries and agriculture has followed the advice set by the country’s Marine and Freshwater Research Institute and lifted cod and haddock quotas for the 2018/ 2019 fishing season.

This means a 45% lift in the haddock quota, to 57,982 metric tons. Cod will also see a slight increase, from 255,172t to 264,437t.

Saithe have been confirmed at 79,092t, up year-on-year from 60,237t.

Golden redfish is down a little, from 50,800t to 43,600t.

 

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