The course of the fisheries as per week 49/2019:
Less activity in Kvænangen and sporadic catches of North Sea herring
There have been some catches of horse mackerel and the blue whiting fishery is coming close to an end
Six catches of horse mackerel were registered last week, four of them were caught directly and aggregated to 52 MT, while two of them, 33 MT, were penned-in. All of them were caught between Rogaland and Stadt.
The size is between 450 and 500 grams.
In addition, there has been registered 45MT as bi-catches from the North Sea.
With a volume of 19 400 MT this week, the blue whiting fishery is coming to an end.
There has been a total of 14 catches in the area west of St. Kilda and the volume of each catch has varied from 700MT to 2300 MT.
Five catches, 416 MT, have been registered from industrial trawlers in the North Sea.
The prices have continued to rise also this week.
From Monday 18.11.19 the prices for mackerel for consumption will be as follows
Still great volumes of spring-spawning herring, and some mackerel
These are the minumum prices for Norwegian Spring-Spawning Herring for consumption purposes valid from monday 21. oktober 2019
From Monday 30. september, the minimum prices for North Sea Herring for consumption purposes are as follows:
From Monday 11.11.19 the prices for mackerel for consumption will be as follows
The week started off with a great Norwegian Spring-Spawning Herring fishery but developed into calmer days. More mackerel was landed