||Sardine prices have increased following restrictions placed on Portuguese fishing vessels in October. Portuguese sardine catches are now limited at 150 kilos a day and can now only make up for 5% of the total catch on ships.
|Salmon (farmed, NO)
||In October, Norwegian salmon prices started to increase driven by a fall in larger +6kg sizes salmon supplies and high demand from Europe.
|Skipjack tuna (TH)
||Tuna prices increased in Thailand through September due to low catches caused by a seasonal Fishing Aggregating Device (FAD) ban which started in July.
|Horse Mackerel (ES)
||In October, cod prices fluctuated as the 2017 Barents Sea Total Allowable Catch (TAC) was finalised at 890,000 tonnes, down 4,000 tones y-o-y. In addition, Norwegian cod prices have been supported by high demand across Europe, driven by cod being used as a cheaper alternative for salmon.
|Coldwater prawns (NO)
||Norwegian coldwater prawn prices remain lower y-o-y due to increased catches in their major fishing waters. Norway's Total Allowable Catch (TAC) in the Norwegian Sea and Skagerrak region is up 90% y-o-y to 18,600 tonnes this year.
|Yellowfin tuna (SC)
||Yellowfin prices have fallen due to low demand for canned tuna products and a subsequent slowdown in processing from canneries. Between January to June, EU canned tuna imports fell 32% y-o-y to 19,000 tonnes.