Iceland’s total catch declines 18 percent in November, only cod registers any increase

The Icelandic fishing fleet landed 77,319 metric tons (MT) of seafood products last month, a decrease of 18 percent compared with November 2015, with declines across of varieties of fish, according to the latest figures gathered by the Directorate of Fisheries and published by Statistics Iceland.

The demersal catch fell 1 percent to 39,543 MT with only cod registering any growth (up 10 percent to 26,716 MT). Haddock, saithe and redfish landings were down 16 percent, 17 percent and 10 percent re…

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