Strong capelin catch boosts Iceland’s Q1 2022 haul

Published on
June 17, 2022
Iceland’s fishing fleet caught some 563,609 metric tons (MT) of wild-capture fish and shellfish in Q1 2022, generating a first-sales value of ISK 55.8 billion (USD 434.2 million, EUR 404.9 million).

Iceland’s fishing fleet caught some 563,609 metric tons (MT) of wild-capture fish and shellfish in Q1 2022, generating a first-sales value of ISK 55.8 billion (USD 434.2 million, EUR 404.9 million). These year-start totals represent increases of 136 percent and 28 percent compared with Q1 2021 ... 

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Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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