The value of catch from Icelandic vessels in June 2018 was 7.5 billion ISK, an increase of 4.2% compared with June 2017. Demersal catch value was 5.7 billion ISK, an increase of 5%. Value of flatfish was just over 1.3 billion ISK, an increase of 14.3% from June last year. Value of shellfish was just over 240 million ISK, 14.3% less than in June 2017.

Total value of catch in the 12 month period from July 2017 to June 2018 was 122 billion ISK which is an 8.4% increase compared with the same period a year earlier.

Value of catch 2017–2018
Million ISK June July-June
  2017 2018 % 2016-2017 2017-2018 %
             
Total value 7,177.2 7,481.3 4.2 112,980.5 122,438.3 8.4
             
Demersal catch 5,417.9 5,686.5 5.0 75,962.4 86,085.7 13.3
Cod 3,349.2 3,513.1 4.9 48,580.1 55,172.0 13.6
Haddock 402.3 573.9 42.7 7,870.3 8,940.3 13.6
Saith 554.5 427.8 -22.9 6,664.9 6,943.1 4.2
Redfish 556.2 654.7 17.7 8,443.8 10,268.4 21.6
Ocean redfish 214.6 123.7 -42.4 333.3 218.8 -34.3
Other demersal 341.1 393.3 15.3 4,070.1 4,543.1 11.6
Flatfish catch 1,174.3 1,342.4 14.3 7,275.4 9,193.5 26.4
Pelagic catch 303.9 211.5 -30.4 27,293.9 24,745.9 -9.3
Herring 0.8 0.1 -92.6 6,190.0 4,503.6 -27.2
Capelin 0.0 0.0 - 6,709.4 5,891.7 -12.2
Blue whiting 252.9 211.5 -16.4 3,609.3 5,883.4 63.0
Mackerel 50.3 0.0 - 10,785.1 8,467.2 -21.5
Other pelagics 0.0 0.0 - 0.1 0.0 -43.7
Shellfish catch 281.0 240.8 -14.3 2,448.7 2,413.1 -1.5
Lobster 150.4 90.6 -39.7 816.5 722.8 -11.5
Shrimp 127.9 148.3 16.0 1,336.3 1,262.6 -5.5
Other shellfish 2.8 1.9 -31.8 296.0 427.7 44.5
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Value of catch by type of landing 2017–2018
Million ISK June July-June
  2017 2018 % 2016-2017 2017-2018 %
             
Total value 7,177.2 7,481.3 4.2 112,980.5 122,438.3 8.4
             
For domestic processing 3,119.2 3,517.3 12.8 59,594.3 68,669.3 15.2
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,195.1 1,697.7 42.1 16,674.9 18,023.5 8.1
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 0.0 0.0 - 67.4 1.0 -98.6
For export in containers 346.9 548.0 58.0 4,241.6 4,973.4 17.3
Frozen at sea 2,507.2 1,699.9 -32.2 31,777.7 30,545.0 -3.9
Other types of landings 8.7 18.2 624.6 226.0 -63.8
Value of catch by region of landing 2017–2018
Million ISK June July-June
  2017 2018 % 2016-2017 2017-2018 %
             
Total value 7,177.2 7,481.3 4.2 112,980.5 122,438.3 8.4
             
Capital region 2,436.6 2,711.0 11.3 27,320.6 30,832.7 12.9
West 340.9 565.0 65.7 5,793.7 7,216.0 24.5
Westfjords 381.9 479.3 25.5 5,811.1 6,528.6 12.3
Northwest 589.0 412.2 -30.0 6,587.6 5,924.1 -10.1
Northeast 1,004.8 818.9 -18.5 15,070.1 16,212.2 7.6
East  710.4 633.3 -10.8 16,907.5 19,940.7 17.9
South 613.0 335.7 -45.2 11,941.7 10,187.6 -14.7
Southwest 745.2 945.2 26.8 18,784.3 20,376.4 8.5
Abroad 355.3 580.6 63.4 4,763.7 5,220.0 9.6

Information about catch value of fish in this press release is based on preliminary figures. The data is based on the first sale value of catch and is gathered by the Directorate of Fisheries. 

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