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Cod Quota Cut Once More

Cod Quota Cut Once More

By Gudjón Einarsson Icelandic fishermen will have to settle for a 6% reduction of their cod quota in the upcoming fishing year starting in September. The quota will be reduced by 13,000 tons, from 222 thousand tons to 209,000 tons. 23% reduction in a three year period...
Blue Whiting Spawning Stock Survey

Blue Whiting Spawning Stock Survey

INTERNATIONAL BLUE WHITING SPAWNING STOCK SURVEY (IBWSS) 2022 by Ciaran O’Donnell Fisheries Ecosystems Advisory Services (FEAS) In March the RV Celtic Explorer took part in the International Blue Whiting Acoustic Survey. This survey estimates the size of the...
Capelin season impeded by bad weather

Capelin season impeded by bad weather

High hopes were pinned on the latest capelin season in Iceland. For years the capelin stock had been in poor condition but then came the good news. The stock had recovered, and the pelagic industry was heading for the largest capelin season in 20 years, a total of...