Landings soar across all of Iceland’s fishing sectors in April

Published on
May 16, 2018

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 percent) and redfish at 7,245 MT (up five…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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