Increased value of catch in November

The value of catch from Icelandic vessels last November was 11.7 billion ISK, 19.2% more than in November 2017. Demersal catch value was 9.3 billion ISK, an increase of 13%. The value of pelagic catch was 1.7 billion ISK, 69.4% more than in November 2017.

Total value of catch in the 12 month period from December 2017 to November 2018 was 127 billion ISK which is a 16.1% increase compared with the same period a year earlier, according to Statistics Iceland.

Value of catch 2017–2018
Million ISK November December-November
  2017 2018 % 2016-2017 2017-2018 %
Total value 9,818.3 11,703.3 19.2 109,066.9 126,612.1 16.1
Demersal catch 8,240.0 9,307.7 13.0 75,110.8 89,252.7 18.8
Cod 5,284.8 5,561.2 5.2 47,890.0 55,894.7 16.7
Haddock 774.4 1,453.8 87.7 7,812.3 10,305.9 31.9
Saithe 823.3 1,054.3 28.1 6,322.9 7,960.6 25.9
Redfish 1,091.6 1,008.6 -7.6 8,873.7 10,406.0 17.3
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 333.3 218.8 -34.3
Other demersal 265.9 229.8 -13.6 3,878.6 4,466.8 15.2
Flatfish catch 453.1 565.9 24.9 7,462.1 10,216.4 36.9
Pelagic catch 1,035.3 1,753.5 69.4 24,068.3 24,527.8 1.9
Herring 858.3 1,381.3 60.9 4,954.1 4,698.0 -5.2
Capelin 0.0 0.0 6,709.4 5,891.7 -12.2
Blue whiting 177.0 371.8 110.1 3,879.2 6,431.4 65.8
Mackerel 0.0 0.4 8,525.4 7,506.8 -11.9
Other pelagics 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Shellfish catch 89.9 76.1 -15.3 2,425.8 2,615.2 7.8
Lobster 8.3 0.0 833.6 567.5 -31.9
Shrimp 28.4 11.3 -60.3 1,224.5 1,487.9 21.5
Other shellfish 53.2 64.8 21.9 367.7 559.7 52.2
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

 

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