Fish catches in October 2010
Total catch of Icelandic vessels in October 2010 was 83,261 tonnes compared to 67,023 tonnes in October 2009, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to Statistics Iceland.
Demersal species accounted for 38 thousand tonnes, thereof cod 17 thousand tonnes, haddock 5 thousand tonnes, saithe 5 thousand tonnes and redfish 6 thousand tonnes. The pelagic catch was 43 thousand tonnes, nearly all hearing
At constant prices the volume of the catch increased by 4.1% in October 2010 compared with October 2009.