Pelagic catches also dropped compared with last year, by 23 percent, according to data gathered by the Directorate of Fisheries.
In the 12 month period from June 2018 to May 2019 the total catch was nearly 1.1 million tonnes, down 14 percent compared with the same period a year earlier. This decrease was due to less pelagic catch.
Icelandic herring, capelin and mackerel (Photo: courtesy Iceland Pelagic)
The value index in May is 2.5 percent higher than in May 2018.
Dongwon launches new tuna fishing vessel 'Jubilee' South Korea
Dongwon Industries, the country's largest deep-sea fishing company, has launched today its latest purse seiner, Jubilee, to modernize its increasingly aging fleet.
The 2,200-ton vessel, launched to c...
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