The course of fisheries as per week 41/2018
Finally, a good week for mackerel, giving 52.000 MT with a value of more than 730 million NOK.
Coastal Sprat:In the area of outer Hardangerfjord only two catches were made this week for a total of 16 tonnes of sprat.From Monday the 20th of September at 8 p.m. the sprat fishery in Sognefjorden opens.
Industrial Fishery:2 500 tonnes of Blue Whiting and Norway pout were caught last week. There is only a small number of vessels participating in these fisheries at this time.
Unusual little of mackerel last week. Better for the North Sea herring – and some sprat and horse mackerel.
Better for the North Sea herring, some horse mackerel for consumption. Still scares of coastal mackerel and “Svanaug Elise” is heading for the Norwegian Sea.
New prices from September 3th 2018
Still difficult conditions for the North Sea herring, - though, the best week so far with more than 20.000 MT registered.
The North Sea herring is still widespread, – and miserable weather condition for the mackerel up north.
An even week for the North Sea herring, a little better for mackerel up north, - and the sand eel season is over.