The total catch of Icelandic vessels in January was 7,610 tonnes. The catch is 90% less than in January 2016 due to fishermen‘s strike. Small boats with catch quota and hook and line boats landed 94% of the catch in January.
In the 12 month period from February 2016 to January 2017 the total catch has decreased by 295 thousand tonnes, or 23% compared with the same period a year earlier.
|Fish catch at constant prices|
|Fish catch in tonnes|
|Other demersal catch||2,003||192||-90||45,049||38,905||-14|
|Other pelagic catch||-||-||-||32||5||-83|
Information about catch of fish which are published in this press release are preliminary figures. The data is gathered by the Directorate of Fisheries.