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Slight decrease in sea fishing of salmon
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2005-12-02T10:00:00.000Z
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Sea catches of salmon and sea trout2005

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Slight decrease in sea fishing of salmon

According to preliminary figures, the total catch of wild salmon and sea trout in the Norwegian fjords amounted to 475 tonnes in 2005.

Sea catch of salmon and sea trout. 2004 and 2005*. Tonnes

The average weight was 4.1 kilo in 2005, the same as the year before. 25 per cent of the salmon caught weighed below 3 kilos, 43 per cent between 3-7 kilos and 32 per cent over 7 kilos.

Sea catch of salmon and sea trout. 2001-2005.
Tonnes
  2001 2002 2003 2004 2005*
Total  709        607        607        482        475
Salmon, total  698  596  597  467  463
Less than 3 kg  198  123  187  103  118
3-7 kg  350  308  252  247  197
Over 7 kg  150  165  159  118  148
Sea trout/migratory char 11 11 10 14 11

Finnmark is the most important county for sea catches of salmon, with a total catch of 170 tonnes in 2005. There has been a decrease in most of the counties, while the catches in Finnmark, Troms, Rogaland, Østfold and Vest-Agder increased.

Sea catch of salmon and sea trout.
Municipalities with the biggest
catch in 2004 and 2005*. Tonnes
  2004 2005*
Namsos 63.2           58.4
Alta 15.9 44.6
Sør-Varanger 20.9 22.8
Lebesby 5.8 15.4
Lenvik 6.3 12.3
Loppa 8.3 12.2
Namdalseid 7.2 12.0
Eigersund 9.5 11.8
Porsanger Porsángu Porsanki 5.2 11.4
Rissa 23.6 11.2

The Statistics is published yearly.