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Decrease in sea fishing of salmon
statistikk
2004-11-23T10:00:00.000Z
Agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing
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sjofiske, Sea catches of salmon and sea trout, catch, escaped farm fishFishing , Agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing
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Sea catches of salmon and sea trout2004

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Decrease in sea fishing of salmon

In 2004, the total catch of wild salmon and sea trout in the Norwegian fjords amounted to 478 tonnes.

The average weight was 4.1 kilo in 2004, as compared with 3.7 the year before. 22 per cent of the salmon caught weighed below 3 kilos, 53 per cent between 3-7 kilos and 25 per cent above 7 kilos.

Sea catch of salmon and sea trout. 2003 and 2004*. Tonnes

Finnmark is the most important county for sea catches of salmon, with a total catch of 106 tonnes in 2004. There has been a decrease in catches in the northern counties, while the catches increased in Sør-Trøndelag, Møre og Romsdal and Sogn og Fjordane.

Sea catch of salmon and sea trout. 2000-2004. Tonnes
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004*
Total  638       709       607       607       478
Salmon total  627  698  596  597  464
Less than 3 kg  251  198  123  187  102
3-7 kg  273  350  308  252  246
Over 7 kg  102  150  165  159  117
Sea trout/migratory char 12 11 11 10 13
Sea catch of salmon and
sea trout. Municipalities
with the biggest catch
in 2003 and 2004*. Tonnes
  2003 2004*
Namsos 73.4         63.2
Agdenes 20.3 23.7
Rissa 21.7 23.6
Sør-Varanger 29.5 20.9
Trondheim 18.2 17.0
Alta 26.0 14.2
Skaun 7.1 12.3
Eigersund 10.5 9.5
Flatanger 9.4 8.9
Loppa 13.6 8.3

The Statistics is published yearly.