Certifier : 
DNV-GL
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
09 Jun 2016
Certificate expires : 
08 Jun 2021

Market Information

2015 saw a catch of 6,346 tonnes. Large shrimps are mainly sold as cooked fresh shell-on to the domestic market, and exported to Sweden. Smaller shrimp are sold to the processing industry in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Pandarus borealis’ carapace is a source of chitosan, a chemical used for a range of applications including treating bleeding wounds, filtering wine, and improving organic soil.