Total value of catch of Icelandic vessels amounted to 56.5 billion ISK in January-April 2013, compared with 58.6 billion ISK in the first four months of 2012. Total value decreased therefore by 3.6% between years.

Total value of demersal species accounted for ISK 34 billion; thereof cod ISK 18 billion, haddock 4.8 billion, and redfish 5.4 billion. Total value of pelagic species accounted for ISK 18.1 billion and flatfish catches for 2.9 billion.

Value of catch in January-April 2013          
Million ISK April January-April % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 11,960.1 11,903.4 58,611.2 56,517.7 -3.6
Demersal catch 8,277.7 8,228.3 36,573.7 33,788.4 -7.6
Cod 3,982.8 3,722.1 19,779.0 17,963.9 -9.2
Haddock 1,225.5 1,079.5 5,605.7 4,816.8 -14.1
Saith 767.2 1,220.0 2,432.7 2,938.3 20.8
Redfish 1,369.9 1,418.6 5,989.4 5,417.1 -9.6
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other demersal 932.3 788.1 2,767.0 2,652.3 -4.1
Flatfish catch 1,120.6 808.8 3,982.8 2,880.2 -27.7
Pelagic catch 1,438.8 1,697.2 16,206.5 18,114.6 11.8
Herring 0.0 0.0 47.3 32.9 -30.5
Capelin 0.0 0.0 13,117.4 15,634.9 19.2
Blue whiting 1,437.7 1,695.3 1,568.3 1,721.8 9.8
Other pelagics 1.2 1.8 1,473.5 724.9 -50.8
Shellfish catch 450.4 833.7 967.2 1,332.0 37.7
Shrimp 347.3 740.4 847.1 1,225.8 44.7
Other shellfish 103.1 93.2 120.2 106.2 -11.7
Miscellaneous catch 672.6 335.5 880.9 402.6 -54.3

Value of catch by type of landing January-April 2013        
Million ISK April January-April % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 11,960.1 11,903.4 58,611.2 56,517.7 -3.6
For domestic processing 5,156.2 5,326.6 32,369.4 32,269.7 -0.3
For export in containers 613.8 367.8 2,169.1 1,503.4 -30.7
Landed abroad for fishmeal and oil production 12.7 251.4 118.5 251.4 112.2
Frozen at sea 4,201.9 4,015.9 15,651.5 14,512.4 -7.3
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,869.8 1,860.8 7,954.1 7,652.6 -3.8
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 44.4 30.2 93.8 30.2 -67.8
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 61.2 50.8 254.9 298.0 16.9


Value of catch by region of landing January - April 2013      
Million ISK April January-April % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 11,960.1 11,903.4 58,611.2 56,517.7 -3.6
Capital region 2,843.9 3,457.2 12,286.9 11,826.9 -3.7
Southwest 2,320.7 1,913.1 9,888.6 8,743.5 -11.6
West 743.6 678.5 3,928.0 3,093.9 -21.2
Westfjords 908.5 865.8 2,853.9 3,133.9 9.8
Northwest 1,012.1 1,133.0 3,597.8 3,545.7 -1.4
Northeast 1,125.4 753.2 5,770.5 5,303.9 -8.1
East  1,258.0 1,614.6 10,895.7 11,947.6 9.7
Southwest 1,121.4 828.7 7,102.3 7,054.2 -0.7
  Abroad 626.5 659.4 2,287.6 1,868.0 -18.3

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