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Decrease in sea fishing of salmon
statistikk
2007-11-27T10:00:00.000Z
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 trout2007

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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 436 tonnes in 2007, 87 tonnes, or 17 per cent, less than in 2006.

Sea catch of salmon and sea trout. 2006 and 2007*. Tonnes

The total catch consisted of 426 tonnes of salmon and 10 tonnes of sea trout. The average weight of salmon was 4.8 kilos in 2007, as compared with 4.2 kilos the year before. 13 per cent of the salmon caught weighed under 3 kilos, 51 per cent between 3-7 kilos and 36 per cent over 7 kilos

Finnmark is the most important county for sea catches of salmon, with a total catch of 192 tonnes in 2007. From 2006 to 2007, the catch has decreased in all counties, except Hordaland and Finnmark,.

Sea catch of salmon and sea trout. 2005-2007*. Tonnes and per 1 000
      2005     2006     2007*     2005     2006     2007*
  Tonnes   Per 1 000
Total  477  523  436  120  128 94
Salmon total  466  512  426  115  123 89
Less than 3 kg  118  101 55 56 48 25
3-7kg  199  278  218 43 61 48
Over 7 kg  149  133  153 16 14 17
Sea trout/migratory char     11 11 10 5 5 4
Sea catch of salmon and sea trout. Municipalities with the biggest catch in 2006 and 2007*. Tonnes
                  2006             2007*
Alta 40.8 33.9
Sør-Varanger     32.5 29.7
Lebesby 15.6 22.8
Namsos 39.5 22.4
Loppa 15.1 22.1
Lenvik 12.0 14.0
Trondheim 9.1 12.9
Porsanger 11.9 11.9
Deatnu Tana 7.9 11.4
Nordkapp 9.8 10.5