Haddock everywhere – and quota short
Höfrungur III AK-250

Haddock everywhere – and quota short

Brim’s factory trawler Höfrungur III AK-250 has docked after a 27 day trip across grounds south and west of Iceland, and skipper Haraldur Árnason and his crew found themselves on…

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Minister boosts haddock quota

Iceland’s Minister of Fisheries Kristján Thór Júlíusson has signed legislation increasing this quota year’s haddock quota by 8000 tonnes. This increases the haddock quota for the 2020-21 quota year from…

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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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