Icelandic cod catch climbs
Iceland’s cod and haddock catch increased by 29 percent and 47 percent respectively last month, contributing to a significant rise in the overall demersal catch, according to new figures published by Statistics Iceland.
Fishermen landed 43,168 metric tons (MT) of demersal species in April, including 19,993 MT of cod and 3,639 MT of haddock.
In total, the Icelandic fishing fleet landed seafood totaling 104,176 MT last month, an increase of 39 percent compared with April 2016. As well as the in…