Total value of catch of Icelandic vessels amounted to 69.5 billion ISK in January-May 2013, compared with 71.3 billion ISK in the first five months of 2012. Total value decreased therefore by 2.6% between years.

Total value of demersal species accounted for ISK 43 billion; thereof cod ISK 21.7 billion, haddock 5.8 billion, and redfish 6.5 billion. Total value of pelagic species accounted for ISK 19.2 billion and flatfish catches for 4.3 billion.

Value of catch in January-May 2013          
Million ISK May January-May % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 12,714.2 12,545.0 71,325.4 69,446.1 -2.6
Demersal catch 9,197.8 9,078.4 45,771.5 43,090.0 -5.9
Cod 4,327.2 3,623.2 24,106.2 21,699.9 -10.0
Haddock 1,205.8 922.0 6,811.5 5,753.0 -15.5
Saith 954.0 958.4 3,386.7 3,961.8 17.0
Redfish 1,168.2 1,021.4 7,157.6 6,470.5 -9.6
Ocean redfish 482.7 1,830.1 482.7 1,830.1 279.2
Other demersal 1,059.9 723.2 3,826.9 3,374.6 -11.8
Flatfish catch 1,562.5 1,383.6 5,545.3 4,274.3 -22.9
Pelagic catch 960.6 1,040.6 17,167.0 19,155.1 11.6
Herring 1.1 0.0 48.4 32.9 -32.1
Capelin 0.0 0.0 13,117.4 15,634.9 19.2
Blue whiting 957.2 1,039.7 2,525.4 2,761.6 9.4
Other pelagics 2.3 0.8 1,475.8 725.7 -50.8
Shellfish catch 710.6 916.7 1,677.8 2,397.5 42.9
Shrimp 508.8 714.4 1,355.8 2,089.0 54.1
Other shellfish 201.8 202.3 322.0 308.5 -4.2
Miscellaneous catch 282.8 125.7 1,163.7 529.2 -54.5

Value of catch by type of landing January-May 2013        
Million ISK May January-May % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 12,714.2 12,545.0 71,325.4 69,446.1 -2.6
For domestic processing 5,072.5 4,960.3 37,441.9 37,404.3 -0.1
For export in containers 562.6 427.5 2,731.7 1,943.6 -28.9
Landed abroad for fishmeal and oil production 6.2 35.6 124.6 317.7 154.9
Frozen at sea 4,547.3 5,144.3 20,198.8 19,818.2 -1.9
To auction market, for domestic processing 2,361.5 1,913.2 10,315.6 9,568.4 -7.2
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 92.8 0.0 186.6 30.2 -83.8
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 71.4 64.1 326.3 363.7 11.5

Value of catch by region of landing January - May 2013      
Million ISK May January-May % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 12,714.2 12,545.0 71,325.4 69,446.1 -2.6
Capital region 3,054.6 3,970.8 15,341.5 15,808.8 3.0
Southwest 2,517.7 2,021.8 12,406.3 10,889.0 -12.2
West 838.3 609.8 4,766.3 3,694.9 -22.5
Westfjords 789.6 715.0 3,643.4 4,005.6 9.9
Northwest 1,284.8 1,231.9 4,882.6 4,781.2 -2.1
Northeast 1,238.9 1,218.8 7,009.4 6,535.4 -6.8
East  1,084.3 1,438.0 11,979.9 13,426.7 12.1
Southwest 1,310.5 841.6 8,412.7 7,895.8 -6.1
  Abroad 595.6 497.2 2,883.2 2,408.6 -16.5


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