The value of catch from Icelandic vessels in January 2018 was 9.3 billion ISK. Demersal catch value was 6.8 billion ISK, of the demersal species the value of cod was just over 4.6 billion ISK. The value of pelagic catch was 1.9 billion, mostly capelin. Value of flatfish was nearly 570 million ISK and the value of shellfish was 15.4 million ISK.

Total value of catch in the 12 month period from February 2017 to January 2018 was just over 117 billion ISK which is a 6.3% decrease compared with the same period a year earlier.

Value of catch 2017–2018
Million ISK January February-January
  2017 2018 % 2016-2017 2017-2018 %
             
Total value 1,970.5 9,300.1 125,108.2 117,282.9 -6.3
             
Demersal catch 1,940.5 6,806.1 86,800.4 81,110.0 -6.6
Cod 1,492.0 4,627.2 210.1 54,140.2 51,852.1 -4.2
Haddock 362.9 910.5 150.9 8,687.4 8,495.9 -2.2
Saith 11.4 412.2 7,957.7 6,829.2 -14.2
Redfish 19.0 573.9 10,513.5 9,391.6 -10.7
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 597.4 333.3 -44.2
Other demersal 55.3 282.3 4,904.2 4,207.9 -14.2
Flatfish catch 19.8 569.9 8,455.7 8,042.1 -4.9
Pelagic catch 0.0 1,908.7 26,568.5 25,686.6 -3.3
Herring 0.0 39.5 6,274.1 4,504.4 -28.2
Capelin 0.0 1,869.2 4,839.9 8,578.6 77.2
Blue whiting 0.0 0.0 4,557.6 4,078.1 -10.5
Mackerel 0.0 0.0 10,896.7 8,525.4 -21.8
Other pelagics 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 -43.7
Shellfish catch 10.2 15.4 51.8 3,283.6 2,444.2 -25.6
Lobster 0.0 0.0 889.6 833.6 -6.3
Shrimp 0.6 5.7 2,024.0 1,236.2 -38.9
Other shellfish 9.6 9.8 1.5 370.1 374.4 1.2
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Value of catch by type of landing 2017–2018
Million ISK January February-January
  2017 2018 % 2016-2017 2017-2018 %
             
Total value 1,970.5 9,300.1 125,108.2 117,282.9 -6.3
             
For domestic processing 838.7 5,914.8 64,966.2 65,083.5 0.2
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,121.3 1,470.5 31.1 18,973.3 16,700.1 -12.0
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 0.0 0.0 0.0 68.2
For export in containers 0.0 346.2 4,728.0 4,474.6 -5.4
Frozen at sea 0.0 1,557.7 35,331.9 30,730.9 -13.0
Other types of landings 10.6 11.0 4.3 1,108.7 225.7 -79.6
Value of catch by region of landing 2017–2018
Million ISK January February-January
  2017 2018 % 2016-2017 2017-2018 %
             
Total value 1,970.5 9,300.1 125,108.2 117,282.9 -6.3
             
Capital region 649.0 2,176.5 31,202.4 29,198.8 -6.4
West 91.3 501.9 6,256.1 6,453.0 3.1
Westfjords 211.0 515.3 144.2 7,109.7 6,007.4 -15.5
Northwest 0.2 207.4 8,228.7 5,497.8 -33.2
Northeast 157.2 1,572.2 16,248.3 15,259.2 -6.1
East  88.8 1,756.2 17,409.4 19,164.6 10.1
South 230.0 465.2 102.3 12,117.3 11,048.8 -8.8
Southwest 542.1 1,742.1 221.4 20,936.9 19,942.3 -4.8
Abroad 1.0 363.4 5,599.3 4,711.2 -15.9

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