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PRELIMINARY

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2012 ATLANTIC COAST COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY REGION
(metric tonnes, live weight)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Total Quebec Total NFL Total Atlantic Total
Maritimes Gulf Total Maritimes Gulf Total
Groundfish
Atlantic Cod 2,113 38 2,151 0 4 5 34 474 8,334 10,998
Haddock 9,224 0 9,224 0 0 0 0 0 106 9,330
Redfish spp. 13,217 3 13,220 0 3 3 0 422 1,330 14,976
Halibut (Atlantic) 1,740 51 1,791 19 48 67 24 377 626 2,885
Flatfishes 1,608 123 1,731 2 0 2 73 504 2,971 5,281
Greenland turbot 53 8 61 0 2 2 0 2,856 10,512 13,432
Pollock 5,438 0 5,438 0 0 0 0 0 339 5,777
Hake 11,340 5 11,345 0 0 0 0 14 255 11,614
Cusk 495 0 495 0 0 0 0 0 2 497
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 273 0 273 0 0 0 0 3 551 826
Dogfish 65 0 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 65
Other 3,656 98 3,754 0 13 13 0 26 390 4,184
Total 49,222 327 49,548 21 72 93 131 4,676 25,416 79,865
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 40,245 6,367 46,612 11,416 14,051 25,467 9,040 7,952 24,918 113,990
Mackerel 667 16 683 25 500 524 1,465 1,177 2,619 6,468
Swordfish 1,485 0 1,485 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,485
Tuna 511 63 574 0 10 10 155 6 26 772
Alewife 405 164 569 103 1,179 1,282 96 0 0 1,946
Eel 15 8 23 9 152 161 128 0 64 375
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 0 2 2 0 249 249 8 0 0 260
Silversides 0 220 220 0 0 0 202 0 0 422
Shark 66 0 66 0 0 0 0 1 1 67
Capelin 0 0 0 0 147 147 0 478 31,153 31,777
Other 29 0 29 19 0 19 0 0 11 59
Total 43,423 6,840 50,263 11,572 16,288 27,859 11,093 9,615 58,792 157,622
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 1,208 13 1,221 335 178 513 1,185 1,026 22,571 26,516
Oyster (1) 0 60 60 0 155 155 1,617 0 0 1,833
Scallop (2) 48,593 115 48,708 1,490 364 1,854 482 681 1,581 53,306
Squid 32 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 17 49
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 3
Lobster 39,427 3,622 43,049 5,743 7,741 13,484 12,147 3,987 2,123 74,790
Shrimp 21,368 0 21,368 2 6,085 6,087 0 18,742 102,678 148,874
Crab, Queen 12,510 5,417 17,927 0 9,218 9,218 1,714 13,528 50,462 92,849
Crab, Other 482 583 1,065 117 1,544 1,661 1,942 1,722 81 6,471
Whelks 1 0 1 0 0 0 11 1,432 4,910 6,353
Cockles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 190 190
Sea cucumber 2,178 0 2,178 1,182 0 1,182 0 1,441 1,121 5,922
Sea urchin 330 0 330 989 0 989 0 687 519 2,524
Other 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 10
Total 126,129 9,810 135,939 9,868 25,288 35,156 19,098 43,244 186,252 419,689
Subtotal 218,774 16,977 235,751 21,461 41,647 63,108 30,322 57,535 270,460 657,175
Others
Marine plants 452 0 452 11,359 13 11,372 2,009 0 0 13,833
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 112 114
Miscellaneous 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,800 2,800
Total 452 0 452 11,359 13 11,372 2,009 2 2,913 16,747
GRAND TOTAL (4) 219,226 16,977 236,203 32,820 41,660 74,480 32,330 57,536 273,373 673,922

(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) Totals may not add up due to rounding.
Source: DFO, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E6

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