Icelandic demersal, flatfish and shellfish catch values slide

Published on
October 3, 2017

The overall value of fish and shellfish caught by Icelandic vessels in June totaled ISK 7.1 billion (USD 66.8 million, EUR 56.8 million), down almost 22 percent compared with a year previously. Reduced earnings were seen in its demersal, flatfish and shellfish landings, while the blue whiting catch boosted the pelagic value, confirmed the latest figures from Statistics Iceland. 

Iceland’s demersal catch value for the month fell by 26.4 percent to less than ISK 5.4 billion (U…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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