The value of catch by Icelandic vessels was 10.2 billion ISK in November 2016 which is a 16.8% decrease compared with November 2015. Value of demersal catch was 7.7 billion ISK, a decrease of 14.2% from the previous year. The value of pelagic catch was 1.9 billion ISK which is 21.2% more than in 2015. The value of flatfish catch in November decreased by 25.5% and was 522 million ISK.

Total value of catch in the 12 month period from December 2015 to November 2016 was 134.9 billion ISK which is a decrease of 10.5% compared with the same period one year earlier. This decrease is mainly due to a 21.2% decrease in value of pelagic catch and 7.4% decrease in demersal catch value.

Value of catch December 2015–November 2016
Million ISK November December-November
  2015 2016 % 2014–2015 2015–2016 %
             
Total value 12,256.8 10,200.7 -16.8 150,819.2 134,944.8 -10.5
             
Demersal catch 8,989.4 7,709.3 -14.2 102,190.1 94,759.6 -7.3
Cod 5,650.7 5,502.6 -2.6 59,906.1 59,573.0 -0.6
Haddock 963.9 701.6 -27.2 11,290.4 9,592.5 -15.0
Saith 651.9 388.3 -40.4 9,696.5 8,476.3 -12.6
Redfish 1,205.8 833.8 -30.8 13,816.0 11,210.5 -18.9
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 568.0 597.4 5.2
Other demersal 517.0 282.9 -45.3 6,913.1 5,309.9 -23.2
Flatfish catch 700.8 522.1 -25.5 9,518.0 9,401.6 -1.2
Pelagic catch 2,387.9 1,881.4 -21.2 35,004.4 27,270.2 -22.1
Herring 1,919.9 1,772.7 -7.7 6,175.1 6,280.4 1.7
Capelin 0.0 0.0 12,661.7 4,947.9 -60.9
Blue whiting 464.5 108.7 -76.6 5,803.7 5,157.6 -11.1
Mackerel 3.5 0.0 10,359.7 10,884.2 5.1
Other pelagics 0.0 0.0 4.1 0.1 -97.9
Shellfish catch 178.8 87.9 -50.8 4,106.8 3,513.4 -14.4
Lobster 16.0 9.1 -43.5 807.4 891.2 10.4
Shrimp 132.1 43.1 -67.4 3,102.3 2,229.2 -28.1
Other shellfish 30.7 35.8 16.7 197.1 393.0 99.4
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Value of catch by type of landing December 2015–November 2016
Million ISK November December-November
  2015 2016 % 2014–2015 2015–2016 %
             
Total value 12,256.8 10,200.7 -16.8 150,819.2 134,944.8 -10.5
             
For domestic processing 6,522.5 5,454.5 -16.4 81,202.5 70,541.4 -13.1
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,642.7 1,455.2 -11.4 20,218.3 19,842.7 -1.9
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 0.0 0.0 183.5 0.0
For export in containers 445.0 348.3 -21.7 4,711.2 5,206.7 10.5
Frozen at sea 3,616.9 2,913.6 -19.4 43,846.4 38,221.9 -12.8
Other types of landings 29.8 29.0 -2.5 657.3 1,132.0 72.2
Value of catch by region of landing December 2015–November 2016
Million ISK November December-November
  2015 2016 % 2014–2015 2015–2016 %
             
Total value 12,256.8 10,200.7 -16.8 150,819.2 134,944.8 -10.5
             
Capital region 2,878.7 2,387.6 -17.1 37,891.4 33,794.4 -10.8
West 496.1 536.8 8.2 7,206.6 6,759.7 -6.2
Westfjords 622.1 681.0 9.5 8,065.0 7,814.5 -3.1
Northwest 900.5 571.8 -36.5 10,257.5 9,030.1 -12.0
Northeast 1,614.8 1,485.6 -8.0 18,239.0 17,369.6 -4.8
East  1,700.5 1,205.1 -29.1 23,870.4 18,234.9 -23.6
South 1,053.6 1,050.1 -0.3 14,986.3 13,131.9 -12.4
Southwest 2,515.3 1,921.5 -23.6 25,117.0 22,679.8 -9.7
Abroad 475.3 361.2 -24.0 5,185.9 6,129.8 18.2

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