Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2016 ATLANTIC COAST COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY REGION
(metric tonnes, live weight)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic
Maritimes Gulf Total Maritimes Gulf Total Total Total Total Total
Groundfish
Atlantic Cod 1,492 15 1,508 0 5 6 9 473 16,217 18,213
Haddock 15,434 1 15,435 x 0 x 0 x 437 15,871
Redfish spp. 6,423 0 6,423 0 x x 0 x 3,454 10,043
Halibut (Atlantic) 2,551 50 2,601 28 43 71 51 543 810 4,076
Flatfishes 1,099 155 1,255 1 0 1 29 383 8,758 10,427
Greenland turbot x x x 0 x x 0 2,778 10,277 13,088
Pollock x x 3,289 x x x 0 x 381 3,670
Hake 8,389 9 8,397 x x 5 0 6 532 8,940
Cusk 176 0 176 0 0 0 0 x x 177
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate x x 44 0 0 0 0 0 412 456
Dogfish x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x x 37
Other 1,365 1 1,366 x x x 0 19 x 1,482
Total 40,322 232 40,554 29 78 108 90 4,349 41,379 86,480
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 43,802 4,324 48,126 18,792 12,963 31,755 4,406 6,863 27,342 118,492
Mackerel 1,091 188 1,280 x x 199 821 814 4,633 7,746
Swordfish x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x 1,548
Tuna 425 58 483 0 2 2 155 10 20 671
Alewife 698 89 787 118 374 492 46 0 0 1,326
Eel 20 2 23 16 90 106 88 0.051 36 252
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt x 0 x 0 246 246 x 0 0 250
Silversides 0 x x 0 0 0 x 0 0 199
Shark x x 83 0 0 0 0 x x 85
Capelin 0 0 0 0 x x 0 0 x 37,133
Other 19 0 19 x 0 x 0 x 28 51
Total 47,643 4,722 52,365 19,045 14,208 33,253 5,659 7,688 68,787 167,751
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug x x 25,830 x x 730 x 1,057 x 42,776
Oyster (1) x x 53 0 x x 504 0 0 x
Scallop (2) 47,264 94 47,358 3,878 223 4,101 x x 1,465 53,764
Squid 18 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 134 152
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 45,874 3,735 49,609 9,613 9,929 19,541 13,412 5,183 2,880 90,624
Shrimp 20,582 0 20,582 0 5,848 5,848 0 16,529 61,916 104,875
Crab, Queen 10,000 4,551 14,551 0 9,786 9,786 1,899 14,538 41,745 82,519
Crab, Other 730 441 1,171 129 1,473 1,602 1,861 1,196 205 6,035
Whelks x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 1,886 3,592
Cockles x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Sea cucumber 2,358 0 2,358 x 0 x 0 x 2,261 6,687
Sea urchin 186 0 186 935 0 935 0 786 490 2,397
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 153,250 8,888 162,138 16,153 27,460 43,613 18,483 42,356 128,177 394,767
Subtotal 241,216 13,841 255,057 35,228 41,745 76,973 24,232 54,393 238,343 648,998
Others
Marine plants x 0 x 12,240 0 12,240 357.386 0 0 x
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Miscellaneous x 0 x 0 0 0 0 1 x 3,435
Total 1,546 0 1,546 12,240 0 12,240 357 1 2,040 16,185
GRAND TOTAL (4) 242,762 13,841 256,603 47,468 41,745 89,213 24,589 54,394 240,382 665,182

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) Totals may not add up due to rounding.
Source: Department of Fisheries and Oceans (2017). Zonal Interchange File [database]. Ottawa

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