Yearly value of catch of Icelandic vessels decreased by 4,1% from 2012 to 2013. Total value of demersal species decreased by 4,7% between years, mostly due to decreased prices for cod. In 2013 the vessels caught 15,3% more cod than in 2012 while the total value of cod catches decreased by 4,4%.

Value of catch in January-December 2013      
   
Million ISK December January-December
    2013 2012 % 2013 2012 %
Total value 8,287.3 8,235.7 0.6 152,751.7 159,272.5 -4.1
Demersal catch 7,022.3 6,786.0 3.5 93,104.0 97,718.2 -4.7
Cod 3,887.0 3,604.8 7.8 47,340.8 49,506.2 -4.4
Haddock 907.3 723.7 25.4 12,097.0 12,212.2 -0.9
Saith 526.2 624.5 -15.7 9,804.8 9,448.0 3.8
Redfish 1,218.8 1,232.8 -1.1 13,876.3 14,536.4 -4.5
Ocean redfish 2,136.6 1,979.0 8.0
Other demersal 482.9 600.1 -19.5 7,848.5 10,036.4 -21.8
Flatfish catch 554.8 886.9 -37.4 9,840.5 10,586.6 -7.0
Pelagic catch 639.4 492.2 29.9 45,338.7 46,750.4 -3.0
Herring 564.6 175.8 221.2 10,547.6 14,585.5 -27.7
Capelin 301.7 -100.0 16,358.4 15,003.9 9.0
Blue whiting 74.9 14.5 417.6 3,028.8 2,715.0 11.6
15,402.7 14,432.6 6.7
Other pelagics 0.3 -100.0 1.1 13.3 -91.6
Shellfish catch 70.8 70.7 0.1 4,468.5 4,217.3 6.0
Shrimp 57.6 56.2 2.4 3,570.3 3,045.5 17.2
Other shellfish 13.2 14.5 -8.9 898.2 1,171.8 -23.3
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0

 

Value of catch by type of landing January-December 2013    
 
Million ISK December January-December
    2013 2012 % 2013 2012 %
Total value 8,287.3 8,235.7 0.6 152,751.7 159,272.5 -4.1
For domestic processing 3,373.8 3,189.6 5.8 71,262.8 73,532.5 -3.1
For export in containers 344.0 263.1 30.7 4,669.4 5,442.1 -14.2
Landed abroad for fishmeal and oil production 317.7 124.6 154.9
Frozen at sea 3,434.2 3,735.2 -8.1 55,004.6 58,513.6 -6.0
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,111.0 1,021.4 8.8 20,701.4 20,737.6 -0.2
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 0.0 190.4 349.4 -45.5
Fresh fish sold from vessel abroad
Farmed fish
  Other types of landings 24.3 26.3 -7.8 605.5 572.7 5.7

 

Value of catch by region of landing January - December 2013    
Million ISK December January-December
    2013 2012 % 2013 2012 %
Total value 8,287.3 8,235.7 0.6 152,751.7 159,272.5 -4.1
Capital region 2,442.3 2,673.8 -8.7 36,458.2 37,134.4 -1.8
Southwest 1,540.7 1,729.9 -10.9 24,314.5 26,340.1 -7.7
West 286.0 303.2 -5.7 6,099.0 7,528.7 -19.0
Westfjords 524.5 581.4 -9.8 9,156.0 8,985.5 1.9
Northwest 868.2 854.2 1.6 11,296.5 10,975.0 2.9
Northeast 1,149.1 776.5 48.0 18,239.2 18,063.8 1.0
East  587.0 681.9 -13.9 24,640.6 24,373.5 1.1
Southwest 525.7 359.1 46.4 17,055.5 19,946.1 -14.5
  Abroad 363.7 275.9 31.8 5,492.2 5,925.3 -7.3

 

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