Value of catch in September was 11.1 billion ISK

The value of catch from Icelandic vessels in September 2017 was 11.1 billion ISK which is 12.5% less than in September 2016. The tonnage of catch was nearly 126 thousand tonnes which is 11% more than in September 2016 according to Statistics Iceland.

Demersal catch value was 6 billion ISK, which is 13.1% less than in September 2016. The value of cod was just over 4 billion ISK which is a 10.5% decrease from the previous year. The value of pelagic catch was 4.2 billion ISK compared with 4.8 billion in September 2016, a decrease of 12.6%. Value of flatfish was 595 million ISK which is 5% less than in September 2016. The value of shellfish decreased as well, was 207.3 million ISK compared with 236.5 million in September 2016.

Total value of catch in the 12 month period from October 2016 to September 2017 was 109.3 billion ISK which is a 20.8% decrease compared with catch value for the same period one year earlier.

Value of catch 2016–2017
Million ISK September October-September
  2016 2017 % 2015-2016 2016-2017 %
             
Total value 12,669.9 11,090.6 -12.5 137,998.8 109,298.8 -20.8
             
Demersal catch 6,986.8 6,074.6 -13.1 97,569.1 74,530.4 -23.6
Cod 4,520.5 4,046.1 -10.5 60,198.9 48,181.8 -20.0
Haddock 775.3 723.4 -6.7 9,990.1 7,779.0 -22.1
Saith 509.3 339.0 -33.4 8,909.1 5,951.5 -33.2
Redfish 855.7 777.3 -9.2 12,171.4 8,414.0 -30.9
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 597.4 333.3 -44.2
Other demersal 326.0 188.9 -42.1 5,702.3 3,870.9 -32.1
Flatfish catch 626.2 595.1 -5.0 9,935.7 7,573.6 -23.8
Pelagic catch 4,820.4 4,213.6 -12.6 26,772.2 24,833.9 -7.2
Herring 1,093.2 584.6 -46.5 5,701.5 5,587.6 -2.0
Capelin 0.0 0.0 4,947.9 6,709.4 35.6
Blue whiting 44.7 31.2 -30.2 5,549.1 3,712.5 -33.1
Mackerel 3,682.5 3,597.8 -2.3 10,573.7 8,824.3 -16.5
Other pelagics 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 -43.4
Shellfish catch 236.5 207.3 -12.4 3,721.7 2,360.9 -36.6
Lobster 68.9 51.6 -25.1 926.1 805.1 -13.1
Shrimp 121.6 90.0 -26.0 2,418.9 1,226.6 -49.3
Other shellfish 46.0 65.7 42.7 376.7 329.3 -12.6
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

 

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