Ling

Ling

Size

The ling has often been described as a fish that is between being a cod and an eel. It has many things in common with the cod but is long and shaped like an eel and its length can reach two metres.

 

Catch

The total catch of Ling in Icelandic waters in 2017 was 7,700 tonnes, as compared to 8,591  tonnes in 2016.

Icelandic ling - catch 2013-2017 (tonnes) - Source: Statistic Iceland

Season

Ling is caught throughout the year.



Icelandic ling - Montly catch 2017 (tonnes) - Source: Statistic Iceland

Fishing gear

Icelandic ling - Catch by fishing gears in 2017 

Fishing grounds

Icelandic ling - Catch by fishing gear 2017 - Source: Statistic Iceland

Products

Icelandic ling - Export value by product groups in 2017 

Markets

The main markets for ling are Italy, France and Spain.

  • GermanyGermany 20%
  • ItalyItaly 19%
  • SpainSpain 14%
  • FranceFrance 8%
  • BelgiumBelgium 7%
  • CanadaCanada 3%
  • PortugalPortugal 2%

Icelandic ling - Export value by countries in 2017 - Source: Statistic Iceland

Nutrition facts

Nutritional facts for raw Ling- Per 100g edible portion:

85
Calories
20 g
Protein
40% DV
1 g
Fat - total
1% DV
0 g
saturated
0% DV

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