Total value of catch of Icelandic vessels amounted to 76.9 billion ISK in January-June 2013, compared with 81.2 billion ISK in the first six months of 2012. Total value decreased therefore by 5.3% between years.

Total value of demersal species accounted for ISK 48.3 billion; thereof cod ISK 24.7 billion, haddock 6.3 billion, and redfish 7 billion. Total value of pelagic species accounted for ISK 20 billion and flatfish catches for 5 billion.


Value of catch in January-June 2013          
Million ISK June January-June % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 9,917.3 7,308.4 81,242.8 76,906.8 -5.3
Demersal catch 6,933.2 5,170.3 52,704.8 48,343.6 -8.3
Cod 3,109.6 2,999.4 27,215.8 24,735.8 -9.1
Haddock 584.4 586.1 7,395.9 6,343.9 -14.2
Saith 761.3 411.1 4,148.0 4,384.2 5.7
Redfish 700.3 486.3 7,857.8 6,975.1 -11.2
Ocean redfish 1,080.1 234.9 1,562.8 2,065.0 32.1
Other demersal 697.6 452.5 4,524.5 3,839.6 -15.1
Flatfish catch 945.3 720.8 6,490.6 4,997.0 -23.0
Pelagic catch 1,318.9 782.2 18,486.0 19,955.5 7.9
Herring 352.2 32.1 400.6 65.0 -83.8
Capelin 0.0 0.0 13,117.4 15,634.9 19.2
Blue whiting 0.0 0.0 2,525.5 2,773.8 9.8
Other pelagics 966.7 750.0 2,442.5 1,481.7 -39.3
Shellfish catch 651.6 594.4 2,329.4 3,009.2 29.2
Shrimp 446.9 454.0 1,802.7 2,554.6 41.7
Other shellfish 204.7 140.4 526.7 454.6 -13.7
Miscellaneous catch 68.3 40.7 1,232.0 601.6 -51.2

Value of catch by type of landing January-June 2013        
Million ISK June January-June % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 9,917.3 7,304.1 81,242.8 76,902.6 -5.3
For domestic processing 3,923.8 3,476.5 41,365.6 40,969.7 -1.0
For export in containers 389.6 370.4 3,121.3 2,321.1 -25.6
Landed abroad for fishmeal and oil production 0.0 0.0 124.6 317.7 154.9
Frozen at sea 3,628.8 1,914.6 23,827.6 21,750.9 -8.7
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,882.6 1,524.3 12,198.2 11,129.5 -8.8
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 68.6 0.0 255.2 30.2 -88.2
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 24.0 18.4 350.3 383.5 9.5

Value of catch by region of landing January - June 2013      
Million ISK June January-June % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 9,917.3 7,308.4 81,242.8 76,906.8 -5.3
Capital region 2,547.6 1,944.3 17,889.2 17,779.3 -0.6
Southwest 1,644.1 1,117.1 14,050.4 12,016.6 -14.5
West 420.4 368.0 5,186.7 4,065.4 -21.6
Westfjords 1,041.3 763.3 4,684.7 4,817.0 2.8
Northwest 808.7 552.5 5,691.3 5,334.7 -6.3
Northeast 922.3 746.7 7,931.7 7,332.8 -7.6
East  916.8 634.7 12,896.7 14,061.7 9.0
Southwest 1,177.8 811.4 9,590.6 8,713.1 -9.1
  Abroad 438.3 370.4 3,321.5 2,786.2 -16.1

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