Cod, blue whiting lift Icelandic fleet’s landings

Published on
July 25, 2017
Icelandic cod

Iceland’s fishermen landed a total of 53,019 metric tons (MT) of seafood products last month, an increase of 27 percent compared with June 2016 thanks to a strong cod catch and a huge increase in the blue whiting harvest. 

According to the latest figures gathered by the Directorate of Fisheries and published by Statistics Iceland, the total pelagic catch increased by 577 percent year-on-year to 16,146 MT, with blue whiting accounting for 15,581 MT – up from just 2 MT a…

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