Haddock everywhere
Brim’s fresher trawler Helga María landing in Reykjavík

Haddock everywhere

Brim’s fresher trawler Helga María docked in Reykjavík yesterday with roughly 180 tonnes of fish on board, and with fishing effort being carefully managed during the Covid-19 crisis, will now…

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Haddock everywhere
Saithe are elusive, but haddock are everywhere, according to Viðey’s skipper Jóhannes Ellert Eiríksson. Image: Brim

Haddock everywhere

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‘Catches have been acceptable. Saithe is as elusive as ever. We’ve done well avoiding cod, but we can’t say the same about haddock. It shows up everywhere as by-catch,’ said…

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Juvenile stocks survey promises strong future for Shetland fisheries

An independent survey by the NAFC Marine Centre UHI indicates a promising future for Shetland fisheries, locating record numbers of small haddock and increases in small cod and whiting populations. More than fifty tows were carried out this summer by NAFC’s research vessel to assess abundance of key stocks.

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Cod and oil don’t mix

Arctic cod are clearly highly susceptible to oil pollution, according to Otto Gregussen of the Norwegian Fishermen’s Association, commenting on research carried out by the University of Tromsø.

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