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Increase in sea fishing of salmon
statistikk
2006-12-01T10:00:00.000Z
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 trout2006

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Increase in sea fishing of salmon

According to preliminary figures, the total catch of wild salmon and sea trout in the Norwegian fjords amounted to 518 tonnes in 2006, 41 tonnes more than in 2005.

Sea catch of salmon and sea trout. 2005 and 2006*. Tonnes

The average weight was 4.2 kilo in 2006, as compared with 4.1 the year before. 20 per cent of the salmon caught weighed under 3 kilos, 54 per cent between 3-7 kilos and 26 per cent over 7 kilos.

Finnmark is the most important county for sea catches of salmon, with a total catch of 179 tonnes in 2006. From 2005 to 2006, all counties, except Nord-Trøndelag and Østfold, have had increased catch.

Sea catch of salmon and sea trout. 2002-2006.
Tonnes
  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006*
Total  607     607     482     477     518
Salmon total  596  597  467  466  507
Less than 3 kg  123  187  103  118  100
3-7kg  308  252  247  199  275
Over 7kg  165  159  118  149  132
Sea trout/migratory char 11 10 14 11 11
Sea catch of salmon and sea trout.
Municipalities with the biggest
catch in 2005 and 2006*. Tonnes
  2005 2006*
Alta 44.6          40.8
Namsos 58.6 38.5
Sør-Varanger 22.8 32.3
Lebesby 15.4 15.6
Loppa 12.2 15.1
Rissa 11.2 13.2
Eigersund 11.8 13.1
Lenvik 12.3 12.0
Porsanger Porsángu Porsanki 11.4 11.8
Nordkapp 9.3 9.8