The value of catch from Icelandic vessels in August 2017 was 11.9 billion ISK which is 8.2% less than in August 2016. However the tonnage of catch was the same as in August last year.

Demersal catch value was 6.8 billion ISK, which is 2.4% more than in August 2016. Value of cod was 4 billion ISK which is a 6.5% increase. Value of flatfish increased by 11% and the value of shellfish decreased by 34%. The value of pelagic catch was 3.6 billion ISK in August 2017 but was 4.8 billion in August 2016, a 24% reduction in value.

Total value of catch in the 12 month period from September 2016 to August 2017 was 110.8 billion ISK which is a 19.5% decrease compared with catch value for the same period one year earlier.

Value of catch 2016–2017
Million ISK August September-August
  2016 2017 % 2015-2016 2016-2017 %
             
Total value 12,936.1 11,874.1 -8.2 137,739.3 110,820.2 -19.5
             
Demersal catch 6,639.1 6,798.3 2.4 99,162.7 75,424.2 -23.9
Cod 3,757.2 4,001.3 6.5 61,242.3 48,638.0 -20.6
Haddock 767.3 692.7 -9.7 10,117.3 7,830.4 -22.6
Saith 856.4 782.5 -8.6 9,003.9 6,121.8 -32.0
Redfish 913.7 1,081.3 18.3 12,431.1 8,492.2 -31.7
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 597.4 333.3 -44.2
Other demersal 344.6 240.5 -30.2 5,770.6 4,008.6 -30.5
Flatfish catch 998.4 1,107.1 10.9 9,819.4 7,604.7 -22.6
Pelagic catch 4,867.5 3,682.9 -24.3 24,878.0 25,436.2 2.2
Herring 489.7 433.5 -11.5 5,749.0 6,096.5 6.0
Capelin 0.0 0.0 4,947.9 6,709.4 35.6
Blue whiting 12.9 21.0 62.6 5,529.1 3,726.0 -32.6
Mackerel 4,364.8 3,228.4 -26.0 8,651.8 8,904.1 2.9
Other pelagics 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 -40.4
Shellfish catch 431.1 285.9 -33.7 3,879.2 2,355.1 -39.3
Lobster 137.7 120.4 -12.6 952.4 822.4 -13.7
Shrimp 265.3 133.1 -49.8 2,573.0 1,223.1 -52.5
Other shellfish 28.2 32.4 15.0 353.7 309.6 -12.5
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Value of catch by type of landing 2016–2017
Million ISK August September-August
  2016 2017 % 2015-2016 2016-2017 %
             
Total value 12,936.1 11,874.1 -8.2 137,739.3 110,820.2 -19.5
             
For domestic processing 6,039.5 5,275.6 4.2 72,257.7 58,974.8 18.4
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,772.2 1,416.2 -11.8 20,185.1 16,159.2 19.9
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 0.0 0.0 57.7 67.4 -16.9
For export in containers 522.6 439.8 -1.8 5,196.7 4,155.3 20.0
Frozen at sea 4,308.5 4,727.3 -27.5 38,964.0 31,116.8 20.1
Other types of landings 293.3 15.1 -12.4 1,078.3 346.7 67.8
Value of catch by region of landing 2016–2017
Million ISK August September-August
  2016 2017 % 2015-2016 2016-2017 %
             
Total value 12,936.1 11,874.1 -8.2 137,739.3 110,820.2 -19.5
             
Capital region 3,288.7 3,455.3 5.1 36,009.5 26,862.6 -25.4
West 261.6 331.3 26.6 6,710.0 5,941.0 -11.5
Westfjords 618.1 628.9 1.7 7,953.3 5,957.0 -25.1
Northwest 847.0 697.9 -17.6 9,499.5 6,195.1 -34.8
Northeast 1,726.2 1,574.1 -8.8 16,299.4 14,685.2 -9.9
East  2,428.4 2,189.3 -9.8 18,566.4 16,664.5 -10.2
South 1,187.5 906.7 -23.6 12,996.9 11,393.6 -12.3
Southwest 1,773.0 1,623.1 -8.5 23,603.5 18,698.8 -20.8
Abroad 805.6 467.6 -42.0 6,100.8 4,422.4 -27.5

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