Value of catch in May was nearly 13.4 billion ISK, 5.4% more than in May 2014. Cod had the highest value, or nearly 4.8 billion ISK which is an increase of 2% compared with May last year. Value of saithe increased by 40% compared with same month in the previous year, but demersal catch as a whole was on level with last year‘s catch. Flatfish catch incresed by 49% in value, mainly because of increase in Greenland halibut catch and plaice. Of pelagic species blue whiting was dominant and its value increased by 16.6%. Shellfish catch decresed by 20% in value compared with May 2014.

In the twelve-month period from June 2014 to May 2015 the value of catch incresed by 7.5% compared with same period year earlier. Value of demersal catch incresed by 22.8% between periods, mostly due to more capelin and blue whiting catch. Value of cod incresed also by 11.9%.

Value of catch June 2014 - May 2015
Million ISK May June - May
  2014 2015 % 2013-2014 2014-2015 %
             
Total value 12,699.3 13,385.6 5.4 139,110.3 149,524.8 7.5
             
Demersal catch 8,760.5 8,688.3 -0.8 92,265.5 96,343.8 4.4
Cod 4,668.3 4,763.1 2.0 50,220.3 56,197.4 11.9
Haddock 872.9 715.8 -18.0 11,667.2 10,217.7 -12.4
Saith 783.8 1,098.4 40.1 8,996.5 9,233.3 2.6
Redfish 1,133.1 1,092.4 -3.6 13,387.6 13,347.2 -0.3
Ocean redfish 208.0 217.8 4.7 514.4 593.9 15.4
Other demersal 1,302.3 1,018.4 -21.8 7,479.5 6,754.4 -9.7
Flatfish catch 1,106.2 1,653.7 49.5 8,764.0 7,380.3 -15.8
Pelagic catch 2,130.3 2,483.2 16.6 34,442.0 42,309.7 22.8
Herring 0.0 0.1 10,965.2 9,332.9 -14.9
Capelin 0.0 0.0 3,915.1 12,721.9 224.9
Blue whiting 2,129.4 2,480.7 16.5 4,165.2 4,935.5 18.5
Mackerel 0.9          2     15,395.2 15,265.7 -0.8
Other pelagics 0.0          -     1.3 53.7
Shellfish catch 702.2 560.5 -20.2 3,638.7 3,491.0 -4.1
Lobster 222.7 132.0 -40.7 901.6 898.4 -0.3
Shrimp 474.2 410.0 -13.5 2,684.0 2,431.1 -9.4
Other shellfish 5.3081 18.4963 248.5 53.2 161.5 203.7
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Value of catch by type of landing June 2014 - May 2015
Million ISK May June - May
  2014 2015 % 2013-2014 2014-2015 %
             
Total value 12,699.3 13,385.6 5.4 139,110.3 149,524.8 7.5
             
For domestic processing 6,969.2 7,163.5 2.8 63,844.3 79,065.7 23.8
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,943.7 1,711.8 -11.9 20,261.1 19,489.4 -3.8
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 34.5 0.0 168.5 164.7 -2.2
For export in containers 318.1 352.1 10.7 4,518.1 4,311.5 -4.6
Frozen at sea 3,331.1 3,920.3 17.7 49,657.2 45,828.8 -7.7
Other types of landings 102.7 238.0 131.7 661.2 664.6 0.5
Value of catch by region of landing June 2014 - May 2015
Million ISK May June - May
  2014 2015 % 2013-2014 2014-2015 %
             
Total value 12,699.3 13,385.6 5.4 139,110.3 149,524.8 7.5
             
Capital region 2,936.8 3,646.2 24.2 34,025.7 36,018.5 5.9
West 768.4 530.2 -31.0 6,258.6 6,645.0 6.2
Westfjords 942.6 805.3 -14.6 8,522.1 8,131.3 -4.6
Northwest 1,074.8 1,243.3 15.7 10,604.2 10,227.0 -3.6
Northeast 1,321.6 923.7 -30.1 16,954.6 19,435.8 14.6
East  2,252.2 2,533.0 12.5 18,525.6 24,484.5 32.2
South 1,132.3 1,080.6 -4.6 15,148.7 15,988.0 5.5
Southwest 1,909.1 2,091.9 9.6 24,067.9 23,664.2 -1.7
Abroad 361.6 531.5 47.0 5,003.1 4,930.6 -1.4

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