Norway cod catch value climbs

Published on
May 9, 2016

It has been a good start to the year for Norway’s whitefish sector. While the cod quota has remained on par with last year, the first-sales value has risen.

The main catching season for northeast Arctic cod in Norway occurs from January to April, with a large number of vessels from the entire Norwegian coast participating. During this period, a large part of the stock migrates from the Barents Sea to spawning grounds off the Norwegian coast. Most of the catch is taken around the Lofoten islan…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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