Total value of catch of Icelandic vessels amounted to 152.2 billion ISK in January-November 2012, compared with 143.6 billion ISK in the first eleven months of 2011. Total value increased therefore by 6.0% between years.

Total value of demersal species accounted for ISK 89.7 billion; thereof cod ISK 45.9 billion, haddock 11.5 billion, and redfish 13.3 billion. Total value of pelagic species accounted for ISK 46.3 billion and flatfish catches for 9.7 billion.

Value of catch in January-November 2012
Million ISK November January-November % change from
    2011 2012 2011 2012 previous year
Total value 15,930 13,812 143,577 152,170 6.0
Demersal catch 10,779 8,334 87,440 89,712 2.6
Cod 5,441 4,292 42,288 45,922 8.6
Haddock 1,343 1,089 10,908 11,484 5.3
Saith 992 851 8,300 8,824 6.3
Redfish 2,050 1,343 13,289 13,292 0.0
Ocean redfish 0 0 4,028 1,979 -50.9
Other demersal 953 759 8,627 8,211 -4.8
Flatfish catch 852 443 9,362 9,688 3.5
Pelagic catch 4,059 3,737 42,425 46,253 9.0
Herring 3,905 3,619 13,641 14,410 5.6
Capelin 153 112 8,885 13,230 48.9
Blue whiting 1 5 257 2,710 952.7
Other pelagics 0 0 19,642 15,903 -19.0
Shellfish catch 237 1,296 2,877 5,238 82.0
Shrimp 155 1,238 1,842 4,146 125.1
Other shellfish 82 58 1,035 1,092 5.4
Miscellaneous catch 3 2 1,474 1,280 -13.2

Value of catch by type of landing January-November 2012
Million ISK November January-November % change from
    2011 2012 2011 2012 previous year
Total value 15,930 13,812 143,577 152,170 6.0
For domestic processing 6,138 6,631 61,033 71,480 17.1
For export in containers 537 533 6,144 5,162 -16.0
Landed abroad for fishmeal and oil production 0 0 145 125 -14.3
Frozen at sea 7,744 5,043 57,387 54,780 -4.5
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,449 1,525 18,036 19,711 9.3
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 27 27 169 367 117.4
Fresh fish sold from vessel abroad 0 0 0 0
Farmed fish 0 0 0 0
  Other types of landings 34 53 663 545 -17.8

Value of catch by region of landing January - November 2012
Million ISK November January-November % change from
    2011 2012 2011 2012 previous year
Total value 15,930 13,812 143,577 152,170 6.0
Capital region 3,874 2,976 28,207 34,465 22.2
Southwest 2,708 2,281 24,071 24,594 2.2
West 562 440 6,530 7,242 10.9
Westfjords 965 1,828 7,445 9,544 28.2
Northwest 1,184 833 9,509 10,120 6.4
Northeast 2,180 1,277 23,238 17,278 -25.6
East  1,891 1,886 20,110 23,683 17.8
Southwest 2,028 1,711 18,179 19,611 7.9
  Abroad 537 579 6,289 5,633 -10.4

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