Welcome   Sponsored By
Subscribe | Register | Advertise | Newsletter | About us | Contact us
   


Photo: Asgeir Høgset, Kristian Dahl, Even Bowitz/ Norges Sildesalgslag

The Norwegian Pelagic Fishing Course in Week 6

Click on the flag for more information about Norway NORWAY
Tuesday, February 13, 2024, 01:00 (GMT + 9)

 

 

Good blue whiting fishing in the west, and the herring are still far north.

NVG herring:

As the week before, it was a lean herring week with only 5,400 tonnes in the journal. This quantity was fished by 11 different boats. Vessels belonging to the trawl group have contributed the most with 2,700 t, ring seines 2,000 t and coastal the remaining 700 tonnes.

What is unusual about last week's herring fishing is that it takes place unusually far north for February. The boats have caught as far north as N 70⁰ 40′ and Ø 16⁰ 00′, which is around 70 n.miles from Ringvassøy. The southernmost catch taken just under 50 n.miles north of Andenes.

The herring has been difficult to catch as it has also stayed deep at night. Of the week's quantity, only 1,000 t was fished with a seine.

The sizes of the herring vary from 282 g as the highest average to 241 g as the lowest. The average for the entire catch is 272 grams.

A couple of boats have been looking for herring west of Lofoten in the hope of finding the big herring that come in to the coast from the Norwegian Sea. There are reports of some herring registrations, but here too it is deep all day long.

In the coming week, some boats will still be fishing for herring in the north. The hope is that there will also be catches of the big herring.

Blue whiting:

When the weather has allowed it, the blue whiting fishing has been very good. In total, 41,100 tonnes were fished last week. This is from 23 different boats with catches from 300 t to 2,500 t as the largest catch.

At the start of the week, the catches came from the north-west of the Porcuepine bank in the EU zone. When "Birkeland", which has taken its quota in the EU, was caught in international waters on 6 February, the boats pulled south-west beyond 200 miles.

A storm hampered the fishing at the start of the weekend, but otherwise the fishing has been very good with good trawl hauls after short tows.

Just under 95,000 t of the quota of 390,000 t have now been fished. Last year at the same time, we had barely started in international waters. Then there was the first agreement on fishing in the EU zone on 18 March.

In the coming week, several boats will be fishing for cod, and if storms do not hamper fishing too much, we expect a very good week of cod.

Mackerel:

Two Irish and one Scottish boat have been fishing for mackerel north and west of the Hebrides. It has registered a total of 1,900 tonnes.

The average weight of the mackerel is around 400 g.

Most of the foreign boats have finished their mackerel fishing for the winter, and we therefore expect very few landings in Norway in the future.

34,000 t of foreign mackerel have been reported so far this winter. Last winter, the quantity was 47,000 t, with the last catch on 13 February.

Capelin:

For the Barents Sea, no boats have set course for the capelin (Mallotus villosus) fields yet. Possibly the first will go next week.

From the boats fishing for cod in the north, there are reports of capelin in cod stomachs in Eastern Finnmarka. Several fishermen have also recorded, what one assumes are, sonar on sonar in the same area.

In Iceland, four boats have been on a new fishing trip last week. The boats arrived in port at the weekend and it is expected that the data will be reviewed within a short time.

Based on what we hear from our contacts in Iceland, one is not very optimistic before the quota council arrives.

 

Author/ Source: Kenneth Garvik / Norges Sildesalgslag (translated from original in norwegian)

[email protected]
www.seafood.media


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
United States
Feb 28, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
Seafood Expo North America Announces 2024 Seafood Excellence Awards Finalists
Sri Lanka
Feb 28, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
FAO sets target of 35% growth in aquaculture production by 2030
Spain
Feb 27, 22:40 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Dutch mussel producers visit the Ría de Arousa with Opmega
Singapore
Feb 27, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
Upcycling fish scales for water pollution control and encryption
Canada
Feb 27, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
Nova Scotia seafood sector far exceeds targets set a decade ago
Norway
Feb 27, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
Norcod Financial report Q4 2023
Viet Nam
Feb 27, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
Vietnam's Seafood Exports to China Surge Nearly Threefold in the First Month of the Year
Fiji
Feb 27, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
Regional tuna expert sounds caution in developing seabed mining
United States
Feb 27, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
NOAA Fisheries Releases New State of Alaska Aquaculture Report
Norway
Feb 27, 06:50 (GMT + 9):
The Norwegian Pelagic Fishing Course in Week 8
United Arab Emirates
Feb 27, 06:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Pacific Groups join global call for WTO to target big fishing fleets
Canada
Feb 27, 05:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Canadian report: Thousands of Chinook salmon wasted by trawl fisheries
Colombia
Feb 27, 04:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Karen Mejía was appointed director of the Aunap, the fishing authority
Japan
Feb 27, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Establishing 'rebound' technology for farmed fish
Chile
Feb 27, 02:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - The struggle of the artisanal fishermen of Aysén against the privatization of the sea



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
Indian Ocean squid price index: Flying squid (Ommastrephes bartramii)
China In order to continuously enhance the ability to control squid resources and price influence, and conduct more accurate resource assessment and forecasting, the China Ocean Fisheries Association&n...
Thai Union Q4 sales rose 4.8% quarter-on-quarter to USD 987.96 M, from strong frozen and petcare rebound
Thailand Thai Union Group PCL reported its highest sales for 2023 in the fourth quarter, with a 4.8 percent quarter-on-quarter increase to THB 35.5 billion (USD 987.96 M), driven by a strong rebound in the Fro...
China imported 262 thousand tons of fishmeal from Vietnam
Viet Nam In 2023, China imported 1.65 million tons of fishmeal from countries around the world, down 9% compared to 2022. Of which, China imported nearly 262 thousand tons of fishmeal from Vietnam with a value...
100 boats stuck at the dock for a month
France In Pays de la Loire, the first quarter of 2024 began under very bad auspices. The start of the year was in fact weighed down by two decisions penalizing the sector. The first dates back to the Counci...
 

Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation - Headquarters
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation - Wartsila Group Headquarters
ITOCHU Corporation - Headquarters
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd. - Group Headquarters
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
AquaChile S.A. - Group Headquarters
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods, Inc
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization - Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Brim ehf (formerly HB Grandi Ltd) - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Grupo Pereira Headquarters
Costa Meeresspezialitäten GmbH & Co. KG
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Mowi ASA (formerly Marine Harvest ASA) - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands | Headquarters
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
NOREBO Group (former Ocean Trawlers Group)
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation - Headquarters
Cooke Inc. - Group Headquarters
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart | Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) - Headquarters
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2024 Seafood Media Group Ltd.| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER