Socio-Economic Studies - Iceland

Economic value of Icelandic salmon (Salmo salar L.) in angling and net fisheries (2002), Árni Ísaksson and Sumarliði Óskarsson, Directorate of Freshwater Fisheries, Vagnhöfði 7, 110 Reykjavík Page 1: 'Angling for Atlantic salmon in Iceland has been growing steadily for the last 50 years and is now a higly valuable fishery. It has been roughly estimated that direct and indirect revenues from the Icelandic angling catch of approximately 30.000 salmon amount to US $ 30 million, which corresponds to $ 1000 per angled salmon.'

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