Total value of catch of Icelandic vessels amounted to 101.4 billion ISK in January-August 2013, compared with 108.4 billion ISK in the first eight months of 2012. Total value decreased therefore by 6.5% between years.

Total value of demersal species accounted for ISK 57.7 billion; thereof cod ISK 29.7 billion, haddock 7.3 billion, and redfish 8.4 billion. Total value of pelagic species accounted for ISK 33.1 billion and flatfish catches for 6,3 billion.

Value of catch in January-August 2013          
Million ISK August January-August % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 12,675.9 10,873.7 108,386.8 101,339.3 -6.5
Demersal catch 4,904.1 3,530.0 63,778.6 57,738.8 -9.5
Cod 2,373.7 1,972.5 32,464.7 29,682.9 -8.6
Haddock 512.0 486.3 8,483.1 7,327.3 -13.6
Saith 958.8 262.2 6,086.7 5,532.3 -9.1
Redfish 557.5 507.4 9,126.4 8,394.6 -8.0
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 1,971.5 2,136.6 8.4
Other demersal 502.2 301.6 5,646.2 4,665.1 -17.4
Flatfish catch 340.1 337.6 7,610.9 6,316.6 -17.0
Pelagic catch 7,063.2 6,859.6 32,483.6 33,094.0 1.9
Herring 1,207.9 1,060.7 2,525.4 1,574.7 -37.6
Capelin 0.0 0.0 13,117.4 15,635.3 19.2
Blue whiting 64.6 66.6 2,590.1 2,846.3 9.9
Other pelagics 5,790.8 5,732.2 14,250.7 13,037.7 -8.5
Shellfish catch 360.9 146.3 3,241.2 3,488.9 7.6
Shrimp 264.8 67.1 2,425.1 2,780.5 14.7
Other shellfish 96.1 79.2 816.1 708.4 -13.2
Miscellaneous catch 7.5 0.2 1,272.6 700.9 -44.9

Value of catch by type of landing January-August 2013      
Million ISK August January-August % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 12,675.9 10,873.7 108,386.8 101,335.0 -6.5
For domestic processing 4,774.9 4,438.0 51,918.8 50,023.5 -3.7
For export in containers 285.8 318.1 3,816.5 2,976.6 -22.0
Landed abroad for fishmeal and oil production 0.0 0.0 124.6 317.7 154.9
Frozen at sea 6,193.6 4,736.5 36,785.0 33,340.6 -9.4
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,357.9 1,348.8 15,003.4 14,137.3 -5.8
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 24.5 0.0 314.4 97.3 -69.1
Fresh fish sold from vessel abroad 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Farmed fish 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
  Other types of landings 39.0 32.4 424.0 442.1 4.3

Value of catch by region of landing January - August 2013      
Million ISK August January-August % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 12,675.9 10,873.7 108,386.8 101,339.3 -6.5
Capital region 3,170.5 2,734.2 24,861.7 24,089.2 -3.1
Southwest 1,759.7 1,362.3 17,524.3 15,510.5 -11.5
West 295.5 178.9 5,720.4 4,521.6 -21.0
Westfjords 533.4 480.6 6,079.6 6,103.8 0.4
Northwest 606.0 433.7 7,223.7 6,707.5 -7.1
Northeast 2,207.6 1,820.6 11,641.6 11,214.8 -3.7
East  2,028.6 2,043.9 17,498.2 17,822.1 1.9
Southwest 1,740.2 1,460.3 13,691.7 11,787.3 -13.9
  Abroad 334.3 359.2 4,145.7 3,582.5 -13.6

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