Icelandic Catch Volume Reached 112,000 Tonnes in August 2009
The volume of the catch of Icelandic vessels decreased by 11.9% in August 2009 compared with August 2008. Total catch of Icelandic vessels in August 2009 was 112,550 tonnes compared to 142,123 tonnes in August 2008.
The demersal species catch was led by cod at 13 thousand tonnes, haddock 6 thousand tonnes, saithe 6 thousand tonnes and redfish 3 thousand tonnes.
The pelagic species catch was led by herring with nearly 63 thousand tonnes and mackerel with 13 thousand.
The data is prepared by the Icelandic Directorate of Fisheries.