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Icelandic Total Fish Catch Increased in December 2013

17 January 2014

ICELAND - The total catch by Icelandic vessels in December 2013 was 13.1 per cent compared to the same month in 2012, according to Statistics Iceland.

Total catch of Icelandic vessels in December 2013 was 50,421 tonnes compared to 42,814 tonnes in December 2012.

Demersal species accounted for 33,400 tonnes, thereof cod 19 thousand tonnes, haddock 3,300 tonnes, redfish 5,500 tonnes and saithe 3,000 tonnes. The pelagic catch was 15,400 tonnes, mostly herring.

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