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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...
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...
2022 Quotas Not Set As UK Talks Drag On

2022 Quotas Not Set As UK Talks Drag On

Post Brexit negotiations between the EU and UK on fishing quotas for shared fish stocks, which commenced in early November were still deadlocked ahead of the EU Council of Fisheries Ministers that commenced on Sunday and finished early this morning.  In light of that...