Tusk

Tusk

Size

Common size of Tusk in the catch is in the range of 40 to 75 cm. The largest individual caught in Icelandic waters measured 120 cm.  They can live up to 40 years.  

Catch

The total catch of Tusk in Icelandic waters in 2017 was 1,828 tonnes, as compared to 2646  tonnes in 2016.

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

Season

Ling is caught throughout the year.



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

Fishing gear

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

Fishing grounds

Icelandic tusk - Catch by fishing grounds 2017 - Source: Marine Research Institute

Products

Icelandic tusk - Export value by product groups in 2017 - Source: Statistic Iceland

Markets

The main markets for tusk are Italy, Germany, Belgium and Canada.

  • ItalyItaly 37%
  • GermanyGermany 21%
  • BelgiumBelgium 7%
  • CanadaCanada 7%
  • United StatesUnited States 5%
  • NigeriaNigeria 4%

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

Nutrition facts

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

88
Calories
19 g
Protein
38% DV
1 g
Fat - total
2% DV
0 g
saturated
1% DV

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