The value of catch from Icelandic vessels in November 2017 was 9.8 billion ISK which is 3.5% less than in November 2016. Demersal catch value was 8.2 billion ISK, which is 7.4% more than in November 2016. Of the demersal species the value of cod was just over 5.2 billion ISK which is 3.4% less than in the same month a year earlier. The value of pelagic catch was 1 billion ISK compared with 1.9 billion in November 2016, a decrease of 45%. Value of flatfish was nearly 454 million ISK which is 13.1% less than in November 2016. The value of shellfish decreased by 7.2%, was 84 million ISK compared with 91 million in November 2016.

Total value of catch in the 12 month period from December 2016 to November 2017 was nearly 109.1 billion ISK which is a 19% decrease compared with the same period a year earlier.

Value of catch 2016–2017
Million ISK November December-November
  2016 2017 % 2015-2016 2016-2017 %
             
Total value 10,141.6 9,784.8 -3.5 134,937.9 109,099.4 -19.1
             
Demersal catch 7,647.5 8,211.9 7.4 94,736.8 75,116.1 -20.7
Cod 5,442.9 5,257.9 -3.4 59,516.9 47,897.3 -19.5
Haddock 701.0 774.4 10.5 9,593.6 7,811.5 -18.6
Saith 389.6 822.1 111.0 8,477.8 6,321.7 -25.4
Redfish 831.5 1,091.6 31.3 11,210.7 8,873.8 -20.8
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 597.4 333.3 -44.2
Other demersal 282.6 265.9 -5.9 5,340.5 3,878.6 -27.4
Flatfish catch 522.1 453.7 -13.1 9,402.3 7,462.4 -20.6
Pelagic catch 1,881.4 1,035.3 -45.0 27,282.7 24,101.0 -11.7
Herring 1,772.7 858.3 -51.6 6,280.4 4,986.8 -20.6
Capelin 0.0 0.0 4,947.9 6,709.4 35.6
Blue whiting 108.7 177.0 62.8 5,157.6 3,879.2 -24.8
Mackerel 0.0 0.0 -100.0 10,896.7 8,525.4 -21.8
Other pelagics 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 -43.8
Shellfish catch 90.6 84.0 -7.2 3,516.0 2,419.9 -31.2
Lobster 9.1 8.3 -8.4 891.2 833.6 -6.5
Shrimp 45.7 23.1 -49.5 2,231.8 1,219.1 -45.4
Other shellfish 35.8 52.6 46.9 393.0 367.1 -6.6
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Value of catch by type of landing 2016–2017
Million ISK November December-November
  2016 2017 % 2015-2016 2016-2017 %
             
Total value 10,141.6 9,784.8 -3.5 134,937.9 109,099.4 -19.1
             
For domestic processing 5,397.8 5,085.5 -5.8 70,528.7 59,177.8 -16.1
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,454.5 1,510.9 3.9 19,842.0 16,101.7 -18.9
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 0.0 0.0 0.0 67.4
For export in containers 346.6 377.5 8.9 5,213.2 4,093.8 -21.5
Frozen at sea 2,913.6 2,801.8 -3.8 38,221.9 29,421.3 -23.0
Other types of landings 29.0 9.1 -68.5 1,132.0 237.3 -79.0
Value of catch by region of landing 2016–2017
Million ISK November December-November
  2016 2017 % 2015-2016 2016-2017 %
             
Total value 10,141.6 9,784.8 -3.5 134,937.9 109,099.4 -19.1
             
Capital region 2,387.6 2,849.9 19.4 33,798.2 27,449.1 -18.8
West 536.8 539.9 0.6 6,775.6 5,950.1 -12.2
Westfjords 681.9 530.4 -22.2 7,843.4 5,642.0 -28.1
Northwest 574.4 440.2 -23.4 9,032.7 5,386.0 -40.4
Northeast 1,424.6 1,198.4 -15.9 17,308.7 13,752.2 -20.5
East  1,205.1 1,140.8 -5.3 18,234.9 17,569.1 -3.7
South 1,050.1 621.7 -40.8 13,132.8 10,679.6 -18.7
Southwest 1,921.5 2,073.0 7.9 22,680.7 18,362.0 -19.0
Abroad 359.5 390.5 8.6 6,130.9 4,309.4 -29.7

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