The landed catch of Icelandic vessels in July 2019 was 94.6 thousand tonnes which is a 1% increase from July last year. Demersal catch increased by 11% or 4000 tonnes while pelagic catch decreased by 2%.
The total catch in a 12 month period from August 2018 to July 2019 decreased by 16% compared to the same period a year earlier.
The value index for July is 2.6% higher than in July 2018.
|Fish catch at constant prices|
|Fish catch in tonnes|
|Other demersal catch||1,597||2,250||41||34,125||31,510||-8|
|Other pelagic catch||0||0||-||0||0||36|
Information about catch of fish which are published in this press release are preliminary figures. The data is gathered by the Directorate of Fisheries.