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Capelin Fishing Shows Promise

By Iceland Review

Capelin have been detected on herring boats deep north off Langanes, reports.

Capelin. Copyright: Icelandic Photo Agency.

A scientific analysis of the quantity has not yet been made, but the captains call it a promising sign of good capelin fishing later in the year.

Mackerel have also been found in the area, as well as in many other places around Iceland, and in a much larger quantity than ever before.

These are all favorites with the humpback whales, which flock to the fishing grounds and compete with the fishermen for the prey.

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