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Seafisheries

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2008 VALUE OF ATLANTIC & PACIFIC COASTS COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY PROVINCE
(thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic Total British Columbia Total Canada
Groundfish
Cod 13,214 209 158 3,119 28,355 45,055 482 45,537
Haddock 26,180 2 0 0 379 26,561 0 26,561
Redfish spp. 4,116 22 0 241 840 5,219 19,217 24,436
Halibut 12,830 307 57 1,762 3,031 17,987 37,259 55,247
Flatfishes 2,892 64 195 501 8,078 11,730 5,096 16,826
Greenland turbot 790 68 0 5,786 17,790 24,434 0 24,434
Pollock 4,293 107 0 0 374 4,774 410 5,183
Hake 11,370 14 0 12 1,169 12,564 25,047 37,611
Cusk 591 0 0 0 1 592 0 592
Catfish 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 3
Skate 15 0 0 2 363 380 714 1,094
Dogfish 501 0 0 0 1 502 1,412 1,914
Other 1,732 10 5 7 584 2,338 30,595 32,933
Total 78,523 805 415 11,431 60,964 152,138 120,233 272,371
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 10,856 10,298 3,062 959 5,279 30,454 16,879 47,333
Mackerel 1,358 740 1,240 1,021 7,525 11,884 0 11,885
Swordfish 8,683 0 0 0 120 8,803 0 8,803
Tuna 10,603 0 3,631 5 4 14,243 11,618 25,861
Alewife 575 1,313 173 0 0 2,062 0 2,062
Eel 7,430 808 202 349 173 8,962 0 8,962
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 21,773 21,773
Smelt 21 359 61 106 4 552 0 552
Silversides 0 0 407 0 0 407 0 407
Shark 166 0 0 2 2 170 0 170
Capelin 0 5 0 397 9,673 10,075 0 10,075
Other 55 0 0 152 32 238 1,423 1,661
Total 39,748 13,523 8,777 2,991 22,812 87,850 51,693 139,543
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 884 843 1,561 1,432 28,356 33,076 26,996 60,072
Oyster (1) 69 721 3,370 0 0 4,161 0 4,161
Scallop (2) 85,503 4,219 796 1,550 757 92,824 78 92,902
Squid 8 0 0 0 222 230 0 230
Mussel (3) 0 100 0 93 0 192 0 192
Lobster 363,744 89,089 95,387 43,290 27,942 619,451 0 619,451
Shrimp 38,933 5,831 0 25,330 187,822 257,916 1,749 259,665
Crab, Queen 66,618 47,956 11,633 51,365 179,515 357,087 0 357,087
Crab, Other 925 1,763 1,902 1,713 350 6,652 36,539 43,192
Whelks 0 0 0 1,257 6,638 7,894 0 7,894
Cockles 0 0 0 0 143 143 0 143
Sea cucumber 423 427 0 53 396 1,298 2,746 4,044
Sea urchin 834 3,034 0 769 53 4,690 2,596 7,286
Other 0 24 0 0 0 25 19,672 19,696
Total 557,940 154,006 114,650 126,850 432,194 1,385,640 90,375 1,476,015
Subtotal 676,211 168,335 123,841 141,271 515,970 1,625,628 262,301 1,887,929
Others
Marine plants 819 1,403 260 0 0 2,482 0 2,482
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 33 2,331 2,363 0 2,363
Miscellaneous (4) 29 0 0 233 12,346 12,608 8 12,617
Total 848 1,403 260 265 14,677 17,454 8 17,462
GRAND TOTAL (5) 677,059 169,738 124,102 141,537 530,647 1,643,082 262,309 1,905,391

(1) Oyster: BC data now reported under Aquaculture. Atlantic includes wild and farmed data.
(2) Scallop includes meat with roe.
(3) PEI mussels are now classified under "aquaculture" because they are a farmed product.
(4) Miscellaneous value includes seal value.
(5) Totals may not add up due to rounding.
Source: Statistics, DFO-Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E6

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