In May 2014 the value of the total catch was 3.2% lower than in May 2013. Low demersal catches has a big role, while the pelagic catch has doubled. Shellfish catch was also less than in the same month last year.

Yearly value of catch of Icelandic vessels decreased by 12.7% from June 2013 to May 2014 compared to the same period one year before. The value within all regions of landing decreased somewhat during this time.

Value of catch in June 2013-May 2014
Million ISK May June-May
  2013 2014 % 2012-2013 2013-2014 %
Total value 12,708.6 12,302.3 -3.2 157,861.9 137,863.0 -12.7
Demersal catch 9,332.5 8,404.1 -9.9 94,743.7 91,415.5 -3.5
Cod 3,658.1 4,494.7 22.9 47,150.9 49,676.9 5.4
Haddock 925.8 863.8 -6.7 11,159.1 11,609.1 4.0
Saith 969.7 751.7 -22.5 10,036.9 8,990.2 -10.4
Redfish 1,039.9 1,097.9 5.6 13,868.0 13,418.5 -3.2
Ocean redfish 1,830.1 0.0 3,326.5 514.4 -84.5
Other demersal 908.9 1,196.1 31.6 9,202.3 7,206.4 -21.7
Flatfish catch 1,384.0 1,092.3 -21.1 9,383.4 8,735.7 -6.9
Pelagic catch 1,058.7 2,116.2 99.9 48,757.0 34,217.1 -29.8
Herring 0.0 0.0 14,570.0 10,954.8 -24.8
Capelin 0.0 0.0 16,772.6 3,759.6 -77.6
Blue whiting 1,051.9 2,115.3 101.1 2,963.3 2,370.3 -20.0
6.8 0.9 -86.4 14,437.8 17,131.1 18.7
Other pelagics 0.0 0.0 -100.0 13.3 1.3 -90.1
Shellfish catch 933.4 689.7 -26.1 4,977.7 3,494.6 -29.8
Shrimp 714.4 469.0 -34.3 3,814.9 2,548.3 -33.2
Other shellfish 219.0 220.7 0.8 1,162.9 946.3 -18.6
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Value of catch by type of landing June 2013-May 2014
Million ISK May June-May
  2013 2014 % 2012-2013 2013-2014 %
Total value 12,387.4 10,522.5 -15.1 157,867.9 138,269.3 -12.4
For domestic processing 5,609.9 5,608.8 0.0 73,845.8 61,258.1 -17.0
For export in containers 367.8 449.0 22.1 4,789.0 4,622.1 -3.5
Landed abroad for fishmeal and oil production 251.4 0.0 -100.0 288.3 35.6 -87.7
Frozen at sea 4,213.0 2,730.3 -35.2 57,602.6 51,419.4 -10.7
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,863.6 1,626.6 -12.7 20,438.2 20,153.9 -1.4
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 30.2 25.2 -16.5 285.8 185.4 -35.1
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 51.5 82.7 60.5 615.5 590.6 -4.0

Value of catch by region of landing June 2013-May 2014
Million ISK May June-May
  2013 2014 % 2012-2013 2013-2014 %
Total value 12,387.4 10,522.5 -15.1 157,867.9 138,269.3 -12.4
Capital region 3,457.9 2,930.1 -15.3 36,689.6 35,094.2 -4.3
Southwest 2,045.2 1,735.4 -15.2 25,327.7 24,099.4 -4.8
West 704.8 776.1 10.1 6,729.1 6,094.8 -9.4
Westfjords 1,020.4 494.7 -51.5 9,466.4 7,763.2 -18.0
Northwest 1,198.8 685.9 -42.8 11,044.4 10,733.3 -2.8
Northeast 846.8 899.9 6.3 17,697.0 16,919.0 -4.4
East  1,626.2 1,422.9 -12.5 25,466.4 17,618.3 -30.8
Southwest 827.9 1,073.5 29.7 19,898.1 14,791.1 -25.7
Abroad 659.4 504.1 -23.5 5,549.2 5,156.0 -7.1

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