Capelin is a typical pelagic schooling species living of plancton. Capelin grows fast and reaches the size of 14-18 cm in 3-4 years. The main catching area is in the Barents Sea, but during February/March it reaches the coast of the northern part of Norway where the main catching takes place.
Catching method: Purse seine
Grading. According to buyers specifications. Can be graded as ocean run (mix), female and male.
- Product categories: Whole-round, graded and ungraded
- Packing type: Standard 20 kg cartons
- Season: February-march
- February: 10-15%
- March: 6-10%