Total catch in September 108 thousand tonnes / October 17, 2018 12:17
The overall catch of Icelandic vessels in September was 108 thousand tonnes, a 14% decrease from September 2017. Demersal catch was just over 35 thousand tonnes, 7% more than in the same month last year. Pelagic catch was 69 thousand tonnes and declined by 23%. Pelagic catch consisted mostly of mackerel, 54 thousand tonnes, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to Statistics Iceland.
In the 12 month period from October 2017 to September 2018 the total catch was just over 1,253 thousand tonnes, an increase of 11% compared with the same period a year earlier.
The price value index was the same as in September 2017.
Information about catch of fish in this press release is based on preliminary figures. The data is gathered by the Directorate of Fisheries.
Published by FISHNET.RU
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