The catch of Icelandic vessels in July 2023 was about 102 thousand tonnes, 16% more than in July 2022. Demersal catch was about 21,700 tonnes and pelagic catch was over 77 thousand tonnes.

In the 12 month period from August 2022 to July 2023 the overall catch was about 1.360 thousand tonnes which is 10% 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.