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December 2012 Fish Catch Up from Last Year

17 January 2013

ICELAND - Total catch of Icelandic vessels in December 2012 was 42,833 tonnes compared with 41,688 tonnes in December 2011, reports Statistics Iceland.

Demersal species accounted for 30,800 tonnes, thereof cod 16,400 tonnes, haddock 2,800 tonnes, redfish 4,800 tonnes and saithe 3,200 tonnes. The pelagic catch was 9,700 tonnes.

At constant prices the volume of the catch decreased by 2.8 per cent in December 2012 compared with December 2011.

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