Value of catch January-December 2010 and January 2011

April 20, 2011 11:14
 

Total value 9 billion ISK

Total value of catch of Icelandic vessels amounted to 9 billion ISK in January 2011, compared with 8.3 billion ISK in the first month of 2010. Total value increased therefore by 8% between years, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to Statistics Iceland.

Total value of demersal species accounted for ISK 5.6 billion; thereof cod ISK 3.2 billion, haddock 0.8 billion, and redfish 0.7 billion. Total value of pelagic species accounted for ISK 3 billion and flatfish catches for 0.3 billion.

Preliminary figures for total catch and value of catch over 2010 have been updated.

Value of catch in January 2011

Million ISK

January

% change from previous year

2010

2011

Total value

8,338.1

9,007.2

8.0

Demersal catch

7,007.2

5,588.1

-20.3

Cod

4,239.7

3,242.0

-23.5

Haddock

1,278.8

826.9

-35.3

Redfish

506.1

659.8

30.4

Saith

397.2

314.1

-20.9

Other demersal

585.4

545.3

-6.9

Flatfish catch

527.8

346.2

-34.4

Pelagic catch

751.6

3,038.7

304.3

Herring

208.4

304.2

46.0

Capelin

0.0

2,537.2

-

Blue whiting

279.1

0.7

-99.7

Other pelagics

264.0

196.5

-25.6

Shellfish catch

44.7

29.7

-33.7

Shrimp

42.8

27.8

-35.0

Other shellfish

2.0

1.9

-5.3

Miscellaneous catch

6.8

4.6

-32.8

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