The catch of Icelandic vessels in August 2023 was about 114,5 thousand tonnes, 10% more than in August 2022. Demersal catch was 32 thousand tonnes and pelagic catch was 78 thousand tonnes.

In the 12 month period from September 2022 to August 2023 the overall catch was 1.370 thousand tonnes which is 9% less than in the same period one year earlier.

Information about catch of fish which are published in this press release are preliminary figures. The data is gathered by the Directorate of Fisheries.