Value of Icelandic catch January-December 2009
Total value of catch of Icelandic vessels amounted to ISK 115 billion over the year 2009, compared with ISK 99 billion in 2008. Total value increased therefore by 16% between years, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to Statistics Iceland.
Total value of demersal species accounted for ISK 82 billion; thereof cod ISK 37 billion, haddock 15 billion, and redfish 10 billion. Total value of pelagic species accounted for ISK 21 billion and flatfish catches for 10 billion.