Iceland records slightly less production, higher earnings from aquaculture in 2022

An aquaculture installation in Iceland.
Iceland recorded 51,350 metric tons of total aquaculture production in 2022, down slightly from the record high of 53,136 MT it achieved in 2021. Iceland’s aquaculture production has ramped up significant over the past decade. In 2013, Iceland had just 7,053 MT of total aquaculture production. By 2017, the total surpassed 20,000 MT for the first time, and it reached 40,000 MT in 2020. Of the 2022 total, 44,934 MT was Atlantic salmon, down from 46,458 MT in 2021 but up from 34,341 MT in 2020. In…

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