Herring was the EU’s No. 1 exported small pelagic species with regards to volume and second-most in value terms last year, new data from the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products (EUMOFA) has confirmed… Read More
The Icelandic fleet caught 146,742 metric tons (MT) of seafood last month, an increase of 30 percent compared with April 2017, with large rises in the volumes of whitefish, pelagic fish, flatfish and shellfish landed, according to the latest preliminary figures issued by Statistics Iceland.
A total 49,116 MT of demersal species were landed in April (up 23 percent), with cod accounting for 23,432 MT (+30 percent), saithe at 7,452 MT (up 25… Read More
The total volume of salmon being produced on Norwegian fish farms in February increased by three percent year-on-year to approximately 697,000 metric tons (MT), according to industry group Seafood Norway.
This latest biomass figure was 27,000 MT less than the previous month, but the volumes for January, December, and November 2017 were up four percent, seven percent, and nine percent respectively.
Norway is forecast to harvest 1.3 million MT of… Read More