Aquaculture Production and Value

This section provides annual statistics on the volume and value of aquaculture production in Canada. The data are organized by species and province.

Canadian Aquaculture Production, 2017 table note 1 (tonnes)
  NL PEI NS NB Que ON MB SK AB BC Canada table note 2
Finfish table note 3
Salmon .. .. 11,078 23,867 0 0 x x x 85,608 120,553
Trout .. .. 467 .. 1,158 5,530 x x x 33 9,126
Steelhead .. .. 0 0 0 0 x x x 1,072 1,072
Other .. .. 103 0 11 370 x x x 453 1,304
Total Finfish 18,822 464 11,648 23,867 1,169 5,900 x x x 87,166 151,342
Shellfish
Clams 0 124 358 48 0 0 x x x 1,095 1,624
Oysters 0 3,928 261 1,250 349 0 x x x 8,012 13,800
Mussels 2,890 20,004 1,019 0 274 0 x x x 261 24,448
Scallops 0 0 .. 0 1 0 x x x 74 75
Other 0 0 66 0 61 0 x x x 0 127
Total Shellfish 2,890 24,056 1,704 1,298 685 0 x x x 9,442 40,074
Total Aquaculture 21,712 24,520 13,352 25,165 1,854 5,900 x x x 96,608 191,416

2017 Canadian Aquaculture Value table note 4 ($000)
  NL PEI NS NB Que ON MB SK AB BC Canada table note 5
Finfish
Salmon .. .. 99,644 227,843 0 0 x x x 728,589 1,056,076
Trout .. .. 3,331 .. 9,365 31,000 x x x 183 53,397
Steelhead .. .. 0 0 0 0 x x x 9,931 9,931
Other .. .. 4,549 0 160 3,000 x x x 7,506 17,876
Total Finfish x x x 227,843 9,525 34,000 x x x 746,209 1,299,433
Shellfish
Clams 0 319 593 175 0 0 x x x 6,319 7,406
Oysters 0 13,857 3,167 12,112 1,702 0 x x x 14,282 45,120
Mussels x 28,666 x 0 566 0 x x x 1,211 36,143
Scallops 0 0 .. 2 109 0 x x x 508 619
Other 0 0 3,160 0 615 0 x x x 0 3,775
Total Shellfish x 42,842 x 12,289 2,992 0 x x x 22,320 93,063
Total Aquaculture x x 116,004 240,132 12,517 34,000 x x x 768,529 1,392,496

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Table note 1

(1) The production of aquaculture includes the amoun produced on sites and excludes hatcheries or processing. Shellfish also includes some wild production. The data are collected from each of the provincial departments responsible for aquaculture.

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Table note 2

(2) Provinces with data not available are not included in the Canada totals.

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(3) Excludes other finfish for all provinces until 2005. Excludes other finfish for all provinces except Quebec beginning in 2006.

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Table note 4

(4) The value of aquaculture includes the value produced on sites and excludes hatcheries or processing. Shellfish also includes some wild production. The data are collected from each of the provincial department responsible for aquaculture.

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Table note 5

(5) Provinces with data not available are not included in the Canada totals.

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Source: Statistics Canada. Table 32-10-0107-01 Aquaculture, production and value. Retrieved November 22, 2019.

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