Value of catch was about 10 billion ISK in April 2015, 8.8% less than in April 2014. Cod was as usual the most valuable demersal species, with value of 3,8 billions in April which is a 7,2% decrease compared to April 2014. Value of blue whiting decresed 35.7% compared to April 2014.

Total value of catch from Icelandic vessels from May 2014 to April 2015 was nearly 149 billion ISK and increased by 7% when compared to the same period the year before. Value of pelagic catch increased by 26.3%, mostly due to more capelin and blue whiting catch. The value of cod catch also increased significantly, 14.1%

Value of catch May 2014 - April 2015
Million ISK April May - April
  2014 2015 % 2013-2014 2014-2015 %
             
Total value 10,965.8 10,001.1 -8.8 138,940.3 148,617.3 7.0
             
Demersal catch 8,089.1 8,099.5 0.1 92,799.5 96,201.8 3.7
Cod 4,113.0 3,816.0 -7.2 49,143.1 56,077.0 14.1
Haddock 818.4 745.6 -8.9 11,708.4 10,369.3 -11.4
Saith 696.1 1,213.0 74.2 9,182.4 8,910.3 -3.0
Redfish 1,573.9 1,538.2 -2.3 13,294.3 13,353.9 0.4
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 2,136.6 584.0 -72.7
Other demersal 887.7 786.8 -11.4 7,334.8 6,907.3 -5.8
Flatfish catch 777.2 445.8 -42.6 9,041.8 6,825.9 -24.5
Pelagic catch 1,499.8 965.5 -35.6 33,229.1 41,956.8 26.3
Herring 0.0 0.0 10,965.2 9,332.8 -14.9
Capelin 0.0 0.0 3,773.9 12,721.9 237.1
Blue whiting 1,499.5 964.9 -35.7 2,946.3 4,584.2 55.6
Mackerel 0.0          1     15,542.5 15,264.1 -1.8
Other pelagics 0.2          -     1.3 53.7
Shellfish catch 599.8 490.3 -18.3 3,869.9 3,632.8 -6.1
Lobster 149.8 103.4 -31.0 885.0 989.2 11.8
Shrimp 443.1 378.7 -14.5 2,924.2 2,495.3 -14.7
Other shellfish 6.8 8.1 18.5 60.7 148.3 144.3
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

 

Value of catch by type of landing May 2014 - April 2015
Million ISK April May - April
  2014 2015 % 2013-2014 2014-2015 %
             
             
Total value 10,965.8 10,001.1 -8.8 138,940.3 148,617.3 7.0
             
For domestic processing 5,915.7 5,203.4 -12.0 61,755.3 78,761.2 27.5
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,702.6 1,461.1 -14.2 20,268.1 19,616.3 -3.2
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 0.0 0.0 160.2 199.2 24.4
For export in containers 461.5 357.1 -22.6 4,634.6 4,273.4 -7.8
Frozen at sea 2,775.0 2,931.9 5.7 51,462.3 45,239.6 -12.1
Other types of landings 111.0 47.6 -57.1 659.9 527.5 -20.1

 

Value of catch by region of landing May 2014 - April 2015
Million ISK April May - April
  2014 2015 % 2013-2014 2014-2015 %
             
Total value 10,965.8 10,001.1 -8.8 138,940.3 148,617.3 7.0
             
Capital region 2,936.1 2,599.2 -11.5 35,081.9 35,235.1 0.4
West 817.6 433.1 -47.0 6,138.4 6,883.1 12.1
Westfjords 787.8 512.7 -34.9 8,261.3 8,249.7 -0.1
Northwest 707.2 834.0 17.9 10,759.6 9,992.4 -7.1
Northeast 911.4 1,084.1 18.9 16,924.6 19,807.7 17.0
East  1,432.6 1,321.6 -7.7 17,654.6 24,203.7 37.1
South 1,094.4 931.0 -14.9 14,810.8 16,036.6 8.3
Southwest 1,774.0 1,902.5 7.2 24,163.1 23,452.3 -2.9
Abroad 504.7 382.8 -24.2 5,145.8 4,756.6 -7.6

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