Value of catch from Icelandic vessels in August was nearly 12.2 billion ISK, around 3% increase compared with August 2014. Value of demersal catch was nearly 5.9 billion ISK an increase of 27.3%. Value of pelagic catch was just over 5.1 billion ISK and decreased by 24.1% compared with the previous year, the biggest factor was 1.9 billion ISK decrease in value of mackerel. Value of flatfish was 822 million ISK in august compared with 150 million ISK in August 2014 which is mostly due to an increase in Greenland halibut catch. Value of shellfish increased as well, was nearly 318 million ISK in August compared with 275 million in in the previous year.

Value of catch in the twelve month period between September 2014 to August 2015 increased by 9.6% compared with the same periode a year earlier. Value of catch has increased by 6.7% in demersals, 16.4% in flatfish and 16.9% in pelagics.

Value of catch September 2014 - August 2015
Million ISK August September - August
  2014 2015 % 2013-2014 2014-2015 %
             
Total value 11,843.1 12,176.2 2.8 139,824.0 153,208.7 9.6
             
Demersal catch 4,613.9 5,873.8 27.3 94,405.5 100,755.9 6.7
Cod 2,694.8 3,052.3 13.3 51,884.4 57,823.5 11.4
Haddock 506.6 844.3 66.7 11,692.1 11,146.0 -4.7
Saith 468.1 828.8 77.0 9,191.5 10,110.8 10.0
Redfish 623.0 755.3 21.2 13,663.2 13,921.3 1.9
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 584.0 568.0 -2.8
Other demersal 321.3 393.1 22.3 7,390.4 7,186.3 -2.8
Flatfish catch 150.5 822.3 446.5 8,134.8 9,465.9 16.4
Pelagic catch 6,803.7 5,162.2 -24.1 33,547.3 39,225.1 16.9
Herring 484.3 747.4 54.3 10,219.0 9,439.7 -7.6
Capelin 0.0 0.0 3,915.1 12,722.1 224.9
Blue whiting 28.0 35.5 26.6 4,409.2 5,360.8 21.6
Mackerel 6,278.3 4,375.9 -30.3 14,990.6 11,658.5 -22.2
Other pelagics 13.1 0.0 13.3 44.0
Shellfish catch 275.0 317.8 15.6 3,736.2 3,761.8 0.7
Lobster 137.6 148.8 8.1 1,034.6 782.5 -24.4
Shrimp 123.9 159.0 28.4 2,627.1 2,823.0 7.5
Other shellfish 13.5 10.0 -25.9 74.6 156.3 109.6
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Value of catch by type of landing September 2014 - August 2015
Million ISK August September - August
  2014 2015 % 2013-2014 2014-2015 %
             
Total value 11,843.1 12,176.2 2.8 139,824.0 153,208.7 9.6
             
For domestic processing 5,656.5 5,677.9 0.4 65,630.9 80,524.9 22.7
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,423.2 1,533.3 7.7 20,374.4 20,102.2 -1.3
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 0.0 0.0 147.0 125.8 -14.5
For export in containers 276.0 306.8 11.2 4,404.0 4,608.6 4.6
Frozen at sea 4,469.1 4,572.7 2.3 48,627.8 47,170.2 -3.0
Other types of landings 18.3 85.6 367.1 639.8 676.9 5.8
Value of catch by region of landing September 2014 - August 2015
Million ISK August September - August
  2014 2015 % 2013-2014 2014-2015 %
             
Total value 11,843.1 12,176.2 2.8 139,824.0 153,208.7 9.6
             
Capital region 2,868.1 3,318.8 15.7 34,899.0 37,594.7 7.7
West 266.1 195.2 -26.6 6,193.4 6,910.4 11.6
Westfjords 435.3 450.2 3.4 8,261.9 8,197.6 -0.8
Northwest 517.2 482.7 -6.7 10,845.5 10,344.0 -4.6
Northeast 2,080.2 2,283.7 9.8 17,169.2 19,929.8 16.1
East  2,482.4 2,395.6 -3.5 19,051.8 24,854.3 30.5
South 1,431.2 1,104.7 -22.8 15,364.7 15,357.7 0.0
Southwest 1,442.9 1,545.9 7.1 23,170.9 24,835.6 7.2
Abroad 319.5 399.4 25.0 4,867.6 5,184.5 6.5

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