Skįlafjųršur on Eysturoy is also referred to as Skįlabotnur.
It lies in the bottom of the deepest inlet on the Faroe Islands
The flat area in the bottom of the inlet forms a relatively large
Skįlafjųršur has a production of fry. The fry is grown for 1½ to 2
years. After that it is placed in sea farms where it will grow into
fish large enough for slaughtering.
The village Skįlafjųršur was founded in the beginning of the 17th
century but excavations have shown that buildings have been there
A mound by Skįlafjųršur is called Kurlendingaheyggur. Tradition says
that a ship from Kurland was unloading wood at Glyvrar but was set
on ground and smashed by a fierce storm. Three members of the crew
fled but were caught and executed in Skįlafjųršur. They were buried