In a statement from Fiskistofa, the Directorate of Fisheries, it is reported that the total catch of the Icelandic fleet during the first nine months of the fishing season is just less than 750 thousand tons. Ruv.is reports this. This is slightly less than the catch last year, which was just under 845 thousand tons.
Cod. Photo: IPA.
In this period, Icelandic fishing boats have caught just under 140 thousand tons of cod. They have now utilized more than 87 percent of their cod fishing quota, but at the same time, the utilization ratio of the quota was 80 percent. The ratio when it comes to haddock is currently just under 70 percent.