Catch of Icelandic vessels in October 2020 was 86,774 tonnes. The total catch of demersal species was nearly 40 thousand tonnes, 3% more than in October last year. Cod catch was 24 thousand tonnes, similar catch as in October last year, and Haddock catch was nearly 6 thousand tonnes, an increase of 33%.
Pelagic catch was just over 44 thousand tonnes, 12% less than in the previous year.
Total catch in the 12 month period from November 2019 to October 2020 amounted to 1,016 thousand tonnes which is 5% less than in the same period one year earlier.
The value index of catch in October 2020 is 5.2% less than in October 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||1,293||1,449||12||31,189||29,496||-5|
|Other pelagic catch||0||1||-||0||2||-|