In February 2014 the value of the total catch was 35.8% lower in February 2014 than in February 2013. This is mostly due to lower capelin catches.

Yearly value of catch of Icelandic vessels decreased by 11.2% from March 2013 to February 2014. Total value of demersal species decreased by 6.1% during this time.
Statistics on fish catches and total values for February 2014 is accessable in data tables here on the web page.


Value of catch in March 2013 - February 2014      
Million ISK February  March - February
    2013 2014 % 2012-2013 2013-2014 %
Total value 17,031.0 10,932.3 -35.8 159,349.7 141,470.0 -11.2
Demersal catch 9,140.3 8,390.8 -8.2 97,427.6 91,504.6 -6.1
Cod 5,069.1 4,955.7 -2.2 49,075.7 46,822.5 -4.6
Haddock 1,396.9 1,057.6 -24.3 12,004.5 11,706.3 -2.5
Saith 650.6 466.2 -28.3 9,601.7 9,604.3 0.0
Redfish 1,385.2 1,285.1 -7.2 14,597.6 13,454.6 -7.8
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 1,979.0 2,136.6 8.0
Other demersal 638.5 626.1 -1.9 10,169.1 7,780.4 -23.5
Flatfish catch 731.2 592.1 -19.0 10,011.0 9,523.0 -4.9
Pelagic catch 6,925.3 1,889.8 -72.7 47,531.4 36,218.9 -23.8
Herring 14.4 11.1 -22.6 14,606.6 10,567.5 -27.7
Capelin 6,910.7 1,848.7 -73.2 15,854.7 7,049.1 -55.5
Blue whiting 0.3 29.9 11,297.5 2,624.0 3,198.4 21.9
0.0 0.0 14,432.6 15,402.7 6.7
Other pelagics 0.0 0.0 13.3 1.1 -91.6
Shellfish catch 234.2 59.7 -74.5 4,379.8 4,223.5 -3.6
Shrimp 224.7 57.5 -74.4 3,203.4 3,336.1 4.1
Other shellfish 9.5 2.2 -76.7 1,176.4 887.3 -24.6
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Value of catch by type of landing March 2013 - February 2014  
Million ISK February  March - February
    2013 2014 % 2012-2013 2013-2014 %
Total value 17,031.0 10,932.3 -35.8 159,347.0 141,465.8 -11.2
For domestic processing 10,688.9 5,599.0 -47.6 73,441.0 62,607.7 -14.8
For export in containers 319.0 321.4 0.7 5,140.6 4,618.5 -10.2
Landed abroad for fishmeal and oil production 0.0 0.0 18.9 317.7 1,580.6
Frozen at sea 3,919.6 3,450.3 -12.0 59,036.6 53,120.9 -10.0
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,983.7 1,502.4 -24.3 20,750.8 20,081.1 -3.2
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 0.0 0.0 333.1 190.4 -42.8
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 119.8 59.2 -50.6 625.9 529.5 -15.4

Value of catch by region of landing March 2013 - February 2014    
Million ISK February  March - February
    2013 2014 % 2012-2013 2013-2014 %
Total value 17,031.0 10,932.3 -35.8 159,349.7 141,470.0 -11.2
Capital region 2,975.8 3,088.6 3.8 37,145.0 36,261.9 -2.4
Southwest 2,335.6 1,824.3 -21.9 26,121.5 23,390.9 -10.5
West 875.0 779.3 -10.9 6,910.3 5,948.1 -13.9
Westfjords 869.0 377.5 -56.6 9,357.2 8,355.4 -10.7
Northwest 781.8 859.1 9.9 10,856.8 11,276.8 3.9
Northeast 1,803.2 1,054.1 -41.5 18,316.4 16,554.7 -9.6
East  4,457.0 1,331.9 -70.1 24,876.0 19,051.9 -23.4
Southwest 2,600.8 1,281.1 -50.7 20,215.4 15,198.1 -24.8
  Abroad 332.8 336.4 1.1 5,551.1 5,432.2 -2.1

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