Larger whitefish, mackerel landings lift Iceland’s August catch

Icelandic catch

Volume of fish and shellfish landed by the fishing fleet increases by 10% to 114,483 tonnes

The volume of fish and shellfish landed by the Iceland’s fishing fleet increased by 10% or 10,464 tonnes year-on-year in August 2023 to a total 114,483 tonnes, according to preliminary figures for the month gathered by the country’s Directorate of Fisheries. The increase was mainly attributed to larger demersal and pelagic catches versus August 2022.

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