Total value of catch of Icelandic vessels amounted to 44.5 billion ISK in January-March 2013, compared with 46.7 billion ISK in the first three months of 2012. Total value decreased therefore by 4.7% between years.

Total value of demersal species accounted for ISK 26 billion; thereof cod ISK 14.2 billion, haddock 3.7 billion, and redfish 4 billion. Total value of pelagic species accounted for ISK 16.3 billion and flatfish catches for 2.1 billion.

Preliminary figures for total catch and value of catch over 2012 have been updated and can be seen in the following tables.

Value of catch in January-March 2013          
Million ISK March January-March % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 16,321.2 14,168.3 46,651.1 44,455.7 -4.7
Demersal catch 11,138.6 8,726.2 28,296.1 25,540.1 -9.7
Cod 5,927.9 4,819.5 15,796.2 14,222.1 -10.0
Haddock 1,598.4 1,162.3 4,380.3 3,737.1 -14.7
Saith 662.5 569.6 1,665.5 1,718.3 3.2
Redfish 2,163.2 1,492.0 4,619.4 3,998.5 -13.4
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other demersal 786.6 682.8 1,834.7 1,864.0 1.6
Flatfish catch 1,005.2 782.4 2,862.2 2,060.7 -28.0
Pelagic catch 3,639.3 4,411.0 14,767.7 16,320.0 10.5
Herring 36.5 0.9 47.3 32.8 -30.5
Capelin 2,236.2 3,662.2 13,117.4 15,537.5 18.4
Blue whiting 37.9 24.8 130.6 26.5 -79.7
Other pelagics 1,328.7 723.1 1,472.4 723.1 -50.9
Shellfish catch 333.8 191.4 516.8 469.2 -9.2
Shrimp 327.8 188.4 499.8 456.3 -8.7
Other shellfish 6.0 3.0 17.1 13.0 -24.1
Miscellaneous catch 204.3 57.3 208.3 65.8 -68.4

Value of catch by type of landing January-March 2013      
Million ISK March January-March % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 16,321.2 14,168.3 46,651.1 44,455.7 -4.7
For domestic processing 8,363.8 8,242.9 27,213.2 26,923.9 -1.1
For export in containers 514.4 408.8 1,555.3 1,135.6 -27.0
Landed abroad for fishmeal and oil production 0.0 0.0 105.7 0.0
Frozen at sea 4,994.2 3,409.7 11,449.6 10,357.1 -9.5
To auction market, for domestic processing 2,339.0 2,032.6 6,084.3 5,791.8 -4.8
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 33.1 0.0 49.4 0.0
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 76.7 74.3 193.7 247.2 27.7

Value of catch by region of landing January - March 2013      
Million ISK January January-March % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 16,321.2 14,168.3 46,651.1 44,455.7 -4.7
Capital region 4,221.4 3,148.2 9,443.0 8,369.8 -11.4
Southwest 2,859.4 2,246.9 7,567.9 6,731.2 -11.1
West 1,140.1 990.4 3,184.4 2,415.4 -24.1
Westfjords 632.5 584.6 1,945.4 2,226.0 14.4
Northwest 1,117.9 1,088.0 2,585.7 2,413.4 -6.7
Northeast 1,267.0 901.9 4,645.1 4,533.1 -2.4
East  2,194.3 2,410.2 9,637.7 10,332.7 7.2
Southwest 2,374.3 2,349.2 5,980.9 6,225.5 4.1
  Abroad 514.4 448.8 1,661.1 1,208.7 -27.2

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