Total value of catch of Icelandic vessels amounted to 30.2 billion ISK in January-February 2013, compared with 30.3 billion ISK in the first two months of 2012. Total value decreased therefore by 0.4% between years.

Total value of demersal species accounted for ISK 17 billion; thereof cod ISK 9.4 billion, haddock 2.6 billion, and redfish 2.5 billion. Total value of pelagic species accounted for ISK 11.9 billion and flatfish catches for 1.3 billion.

Value of catch in January-February 2013          
Million ISK February January-February % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 17,691.9 16,839.8 30,329.9 30,218.6 -0.4
Demersal catch 9,730.8 9,089.6 17,157.5 16,819.9 -2.0
Cod 5,664.3 5,033.8 9,868.3 9,400.1 -4.7
Haddock 1,416.6 1,396.7 2,781.9 2,576.5 -7.4
Saith 538.4 643.1 1,002.9 1,148.7 14.5
Redfish 1,540.9 1,378.6 2,456.3 2,512.5 2.3
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other demersal 570.6 637.4 1,048.1 1,182.1 12.8
Flatfish catch 1,262.6 728.0 1,857.0 1,279.2 -31.1
Pelagic catch 6,607.4 6,925.0 11,128.4 11,908.9 7.0
Herring 5.0 14.4 10.8 31.9 196.3
Capelin 6,458.7 6,910.3 10,881.2 11,875.4 9.1
Blue whiting 0.0 0.3 92.7 1.7 -98.2
Other pelagics 143.7 0.0 143.7 0.0
Shellfish catch 89.0 91.0 183.1 202.1 10.4
Shrimp 84.6 87.4 172.0 192.1 11.7
Other shellfish 4.4 3.6 11.1 9.9 -10.2
Miscellaneous catch 2.0 6.3 4.0 8.4 108.7

 

Value of catch by type of landing January-February 2013      
Million ISK February January-February % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 17,692 16,840 30,330 30,219 -0.4
For domestic processing 10,775 10,541 18,849 18,608 -1.3
For export in containers 598 306 1,041 727 -30.2
Landed abroad for fishmeal and oil production 106 0 106 0
Frozen at sea 4,194 3,889 6,455 6,947 7.6
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,924 1,984 3,745 3,763 0.5
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 16 0 16 0
Fresh fish sold from vessel abroad 0 0 0 0
Farmed fish 0 0 0 0
  Other types of landings 79 120 117 173 48.0

 

Value of catch by region of landing January - February 2013      
Million ISK January January-February % change from
    2012 2013 2012 2013 previous year
Total value 17,691.9 16,839.8 30,329.9 30,218.6 -0.4
Capital region 3,522.5 2,959.4 5,221.6 5,218.4 -0.1
Southwest 2,594.7 2,335.7 4,708.5 4,488.4 -4.7
West 1,290.6 874.1 2,044.3 1,425.1 -30.3
Westfjords 552.2 750.5 1,312.9 1,565.6 19.3
Northwest 840.9 757.6 1,467.8 1,325.4 -9.7
Northeast 1,687.6 1,803.2 3,378.1 3,630.9 7.5
East  4,178.1 4,437.9 7,443.5 7,928.4 6.5
Southwest 2,321.8 2,601.2 3,606.6 3,876.6 7.5
  Abroad 703.5 320.1 1,146.7 759.8 -33.7

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