Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2015 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 3,470 x x 687 13,812 17,980 2,933 20,913
Haddock 26,053 x 0 x 444 26,497 0 26,497
Redfish spp. 6,441 x 0 x 8,591 15,227 26,235 41,462
Halibut 37,967 721 555 4,570 6,983 50,795 59,690 110,485
Flatfishes 2,649 2 69 1,094 9,893 13,706 6,622 20,328
Greenland turbot x x 0 9,499 67,020 76,580 0 76,580
Pollock 4,855 0 0 0 180 5,034 1,887 6,921
Hake 6,747 x x x 228 6,981 8,008 14,990
Cusk x 0 0 0 x 175 0 175
Catfish 0 0 0 x 0 x 0 x
Skate x 0 0 x 45 106 584 690
Dogfish x 0 0 x x x 236 x
Other 2,984 x x 9 55 3,048 40,183 43,231
Total 91,461 734 631 16,055 107,251 216,132 146,379 362,510
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 16,221 11,374 2,145 2,352 6,680 38,772 9,809 48,581
Mackerel 4,868 2,137 675 934 331 8,944 0 8,944
Swordfish 12,940 0 0 0 0 12,940 0 12,940
Tuna 6,261 37 2,907 141 210 9,556 13,754 23,310
Alewife 428 x x 0 0 2,238 0 2,238
Eel 102 499 420 0 148 1,170 0 1,170
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 45,072 45,072
Smelt 0 116 3 0 0 120 0 120
Silversides 0 0 424 0 0 424 0 424
Shark 286 0 0 0 0 286 0 286
Capelin 0 x 0 x 10,220 10,326 0 10,326
Other 15,916 932 x x 43 16,894 0 16,894
Total 57,022 16,913 6,662 3,442 17,632 101,670 68,634 170,305
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 30,220 1,769 790 1,241 32,349 66,369 33,427 99,796
Oyster (1) 226 x x 0 0 4,259 0 4,259
Scallop (2) 167,496 10,586 892 1,666 3,434 184,074 0 184,074
Squid x 0 0 0 x 2 28 29
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 695,759 227,634 148,919 73,951 32,797 1,179,060 0 1,179,060
Shrimp 92,846 16,713 0 49,484 387,718 546,761 42,183 588,944
Crab, Queen 73,268 70,297 14,479 86,366 256,469 500,880 0 500,880
Crab, Other 1,155 1,822 2,006 1,357 132 6,473 54,743 61,216
Whelks x 0 x 1,465 5,024 6,594 0 6,594
Cockles x 0 0 0 x 75 0 75
Sea cucumber 1,170 x 0 x 2,213 4,661 3,610 8,271
Sea urchin x 3,547 0 x 941 7,984 6,380 14,365
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 449 449
Total 1,063,048 333,164 170,771 219,053 721,154 2,507,190 140,820 2,648,010
Subtotal 1,211,531 350,811 178,065 238,549 846,037 2,824,993 355,833 3,180,825
Others
Marine plants 10 571 0 0 0 581 0 581
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 85 85 0 85
Miscellaneous (4) 6 0 0 0 14,562 14,569 0 14,569
Total 16 571 0 0 14,647 15,235 0 15,235
GRAND TOTAL (5) 1,211,547 351,382 178,065 238,550 860,684 2,840,228 355,833 3,196,060

x Suppressed to meet confidentiality requirements
(1) Oyster: 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 includes seal value.
(5) Totals may not add up due to rounding.
Source: Economic Analysis and Statistics, DFO, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E6

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