Catch of Icelandic vessels in August 2020 was about 131 thousand tonnes. The total catch of demersal species was 39 thousand tonnes, 10% more than in August last year. Pelagic catch was 89 thousand tonnes.
Total catch in the 12 month period from September 2019 to August 2020 amounted to 1,011 thousand tonnes which is 7% less than in the same period one year earlier.
The value index of catch in August 2020 is 11.2% higher than in August 2019.
Information about catch of fish which are published in this press release are preliminary figures. The data is gathered by the Directorate of Fisheries.
|Fish catch at constant prices|
|Fish catch in tonnes|
|Other demersal catch||1,713||1,692||-1||31,339||29,368||-6|
|Other pelagic catch||0||-||-||0||2||-|