Total value of catch of Icelandic vessels amounted to 13.3 billion ISK in January 2013, compared with 12.6 billion ISK in the first month of 2012. Total value increased therefore by 5.5% between years.

Total value of demersal species accounted for ISK 7.7 billion; thereof cod ISK 4.3 billion, haddock 1.2 billion, and redfish 1.1 billion. Total value of pelagic species accounted for ISK 5 billion and flatfish catches for 0.6 billion.

Preliminary figures for total catch and value of catch over 2012 have been updated and can be seen in the following tables.


Value of catch in January 2013
Million ISK January % change from
    2012 2013 previous year
Total value 12,638 13,334 5.5
Demersal catch 7,427 7,686 3.5
Cod 4,204 4,330 3.0
Haddock 1,365 1,181 -13.5
Saith 465 506 8.8
Redfish 915 1,129 23.4
Ocean redfish 0 0 0.0
Other demersal 478 540 13.0
Flatfish catch 594 551 -7.3
Pelagic catch 4,521 4,984 10.2
Herring 6 18 205.7
Capelin 4,423 4,965 12.3
Blue whiting 93 1 -98.5
Other pelagics 0 0 0.0
Shellfish catch 94 111 18.2
Shrimp 87 105 19.8
Other shellfish 7 6 -3.7
Miscellaneous catch 2 2 6.1

Value of catch by type of landing January 2013
Million ISK January % change from
    2012 2013 previous year
Total value 12,638 13,334 5.5
For domestic processing 8,074 8,061 -0.2
For export in containers 443 420 -5.2
Landed abroad for fishmeal and oil production 0 0 0.0
Frozen at sea 2,261 3,059 35.3
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,821 1,741 -4.4
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 0 0 0.0
Fresh fish sold from vessel abroad 0 0
Farmed fish 0 0
  Other types of landings 38 53 40.4

Value of catch by region of landing January 2013
Million ISK January % change from
    2012 2013 previous year
Total value 12,638 13,334 5.5
Capital region 1,699 2,216 30.4
Southwest 2,114 2,158 2.1
West 754 551 -26.9
Westfjords 761 812 6.8
Northwest 627 568 -9.4
Northeast 1,690 1,825 8.0
East  3,265 3,490 6.9
Southwest 1,285 1,275 -0.8
  Abroad 443 440 -0.8

 

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