In April 2014 the value of the total catch was 15.1% lower than in April 2013. This is mostly due to lower demersal catches.

Yearly value of catch of Icelandic vessels decreased by 12.4% from May 2013 to April 2014. Total value of demersal species decreased by 2.7% during this time.

Value of catch in May 2013 - April 2014          
Million ISK April  May 2013 - April
    2013 2014 % 2012-2013 2013-2014 %
Total value 12,387.4 10,522.5 -15.1 157,867.9 138,269.3 -12.4
Demersal catch 8,833.7 7,797.0 -11.7 94,871.0 92,343.9 -2.7
Cod 3,773.8 3,961.5 5.0 47,820.1 48,840.3 2.1
Haddock 1,091.7 803.2 -26.4 11,439.1 11,671.1 2.0
Saith 1,279.5 701.2 -45.2 10,021.2 9,208.2 -8.1
Redfish 1,439.7 1,629.4 13.2 13,996.4 13,360.5 -4.5
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 1,979.0 2,136.6 8.0
Other demersal 1,249.0 701.6 -43.8 9,615.3 7,127.2 -25.9
Flatfish catch 883.0 761.1 -13.8 9,561.9 9,027.5 -5.6
Pelagic catch 1,697.2 1,454.9 -14.3 48,658.9 33,159.6 -31.9
Herring 0.0 0.0 14,571.1 10,954.8 -24.8
Capelin 0.0 0.0 16,772.6 3,759.6 -77.6
Blue whiting 1,695.3 0.0 -100.0 2,868.6 1,307.0 -54.4
1.8 1,454.7 81,970.9 14,433.3 17,136.9 18.7
Other pelagics 0.0 0.2 963.3 13.4 1.3 -90.2
Shellfish catch 973.5 509.5 -47.7 4,776.1 3,738.3 -21.7
Shrimp 861.3 353.9 -58.9 3,609.2 2,793.7 -22.6
Other shellfish 112.2 155.6 38.6 1,166.9 944.6 -19.0
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Value of catch by type of landing May 2013 - April 2014      
Million ISK April  May 2013 - April
    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 May 2013 - April 2014      
Million ISK April  May 2013 - April
    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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