The fishing vessel Polar Amaroq has been finding capelin in a 180 nautical-mile belt at the shore of Iceland‘s north coast. „The fish is big and mature and the findings are in line with the autumn survey of 2019. I have been optimistic about the capelin season this winter and now I have good reasons …
Preliminary data from an ongoing Norwegian study suggests that cod liver consumers have a reduced risk of getting infected with the coronavirus, and a lower risk of severe disease. Triton canned cod liver is made from fresh cod liver – the very stuff cod liver oil is extracted from. There is no tastier way to stay healthy! https://sciencenorway.no/covid19-vitamin-d/preliminary-data-suggest-that-cod-liver-oil-users-have-lower-risk-of-getting-covid-19/1769121
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The lumpfish season 2020 endet abruptly after the recommended fishing TAC (Total Allowable Catches) was reached much faster than anticipated and before many of the boats had actually started their season. Only the boats in the Breiðafjörður region will be allowed 15 additional fishing days starting next week – 20th of May.
It seems to be final by now that there will be no capelin season for the second year running in Iceland and all stocks are sold out. On a more positive note however, we have reasons to expect the coming season 2021 to be better.
The Seafood Expo Global 2020 in Brussels, scheduled for April 21-23, has been postponed due to COVIE-19.
The 3rd search for capelin is almost finished at the time of this update. Final results will be updated soon. Inofficially the search-vessels were unable to confirm big enough findings of capelin to warrant a quota. https://www.hafogvatn.is/is/midlun/frettir-og-tilkynningar/lodnumaelingum-naestum-lokid