The value of catch from Icelandic vessels in March 2018 was 13.8 billion ISK. Demersal catch value was 9.7 billion ISK, of which the value of cod was just over 6.4 billion ISK. The value of pelagic catch was 3.2 billion, mostly capelin. Value of flatfish was nearly 820 million ISK and the value of shellfish was 116 million ISK.

Total value of catch in the 12 month period from April 2017 to March 2018 was just over 119 billion ISK which is a 0.1% decrease compared with the same period a year earlier.

Value of catch 2017–2018
Million ISK March April-March
  2017 2018 % 2016-2017 2017-2018 %
             
Total value 15,463.7 13,781.8 -10.9 118,683.3 118,845.2 0.1
             
Demersal catch 9,770.8 9,651.4 -1.2 79,711.6 84,574.7 6.1
Cod 6,688.2 6,447.7 -3.6 50,319.0 53,859.5 7.0
Haddock 927.0 820.8 -11.5 8,119.6 8,761.4 7.9
Saith 633.3 726.3 14.7 6,975.0 7,311.0 4.8
Redfish 954.9 1,152.1 20.6 9,056.3 10,067.1 11.2
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 597.4 333.3 -44.2
Other demersal 567.4 504.6 -11.1 4,644.3 4,242.4 -8.7
Flatfish catch 609.8 819.7 34.4 7,821.4 8,383.5 7.2
Pelagic catch 4,913.7 3,194.9 -35.0 27,985.2 23,505.9 -16.0
Herring 0.0 0.0 6,193.2 4,504.4 -27.3
Capelin 4,738.7 2,749.7 -42.0 6,709.4 5,890.8 -12.2
Blue whiting 175.0 445.3 154.5 4,185.8 4,585.2 9.5
Mackerel 0.0 0.0 10,896.7 8,525.4 -21.8
Other pelagics 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 -43.7
Shellfish catch 169.4 115.7 -31.7 3,165.1 2,381.1 -24.8
Lobster 30.9 26.0 -15.9 907.6 828.7 -8.7
Shrimp 118.5 67.2 -43.3 1,909.0 1,175.0 -38.5
Other shellfish 20.0 22.6 12.8 348.5 377.4 8.3
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Value of catch by type of landing 2017–2018
Million ISK March April-March
  2017 2018 % 2016-2017 2017-2018 %
             
Total value 15,463.7 13,781.8 -10.9 118,683.3 118,845.2 0.1
             
For domestic processing 9,700.6 8,622.3 -11.1 62,469.5 65,498.9 4.8
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,736.4 1,680.1 -3.2 18,356.9 16,655.7 -9.3
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 0.0 0.2 0.0 68.3
For export in containers 425.8 428.6 0.7 4,473.3 4,635.9 3.6
Frozen at sea 3,552.9 3,005.4 -15.4 32,310.5 31,770.9 -1.7
Other types of landings 48.1 45.3 -6.0 1,073.2 215.5 -79.9
Value of catch by region of landing 2017–2018
Million ISK March April-March
  2017 2018 % 2016-2017 2017-2018 %
             
Total value 15,463.7 13,781.8 -10.9 118,683.3 118,845.2 0.1
             
Capital region 3,211.1 2,843.7 -11.4 28,544.3 29,919.2 4.8
West 1,326.4 1,217.3 -8.2 6,160.7 6,594.9 7.0
Westfjords 437.4 628.0 43.6 6,679.1 6,366.0 -4.7
Northwest 645.9 772.0 19.5 7,301.5 6,042.3 -17.2
Northeast 1,419.2 1,350.4 -4.8 15,376.6 15,751.1 2.4
East  2,806.9 2,117.2 -24.6 17,429.5 18,645.5 7.0
South 2,570.3 1,986.8 -22.7 12,240.5 10,361.9 -15.3
Southwest 2,610.8 2,400.7 -8.0 19,629.3 20,256.3 3.2
Abroad 435.8 465.8 6.9 5,321.9 4,907.9 -7.8

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