Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2016 VALUE OF ATLANTIC COAST COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY REGION
(thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic
Maritimes Gulf Total Maritimes Gulf Total Total Total Total Total
Groundfish
Atlantic Cod 3,605 20 3,625 1 7 8 12 766 23,376 27,786
Haddock 23,974 2 23,976 x 0 x 0 x 938 24,914
Redfish spp. 6,348 0 6,348 0 x x 0 x 6,796 13,329
Halibut (Atlantic) 39,794 640 40,434 433 596 1,029 735 6,031 8,423 56,653
Flatfishes 2,439 149 2,588 3 0 3 50 1,139 12,661 16,442
Greenland turbot 41 x x 0 x x 0 9,915 57,086 67,049
Pollock x x 4,331 x x x 0 x 346 4,677
Hake 8,182 8 8,189 x x 4 0 5 514 8,712
Cusk 147 0 147 0 0 0 0 x x 147
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 32 x x 0 0 0 0 x 131 163
Dogfish x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x x 23
Other 1,329 1 1,329 x x x 0 x 121 1,465
Total 90,243 821 91,064 437 631 1,068 797 18,038 110,393 221,360
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 17,544 3,027 20,571 7,528 6,683 14,211 3,158 2,321 8,198 48,459
Mackerel 1,331 254 1,585 x x 235 1,386 834 2,727 6,768
Swordfish x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x 17,950
Tuna 4,204 1,171 5,374 0 32 32 2,685 139 143 8,372
Alewife 513 98 611 116 255 371 70 0 0 1,052
Eel 121 15 137 105 615 720 571 0 198 1,625
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt x 0 x 0 277 277 x 0 0 284
Silversides 0 x x 0 0 0 x 0 0 391
Shark x x 272 0 0 0 0 x x 273
Capelin 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x 13,504 13,563
Other 14,213 0 14,213 x 0 x 0 x 58 15,272
Total 55,856 4,683 60,539 8,891 8,013 16,904 8,148 3,296 25,123 114,010
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug x x 47,379 x x 2,191 x 1,337 x 91,788
Oyster (1) x x 237 0 x x 1,527 0 0 x
Scallop (2) 140,657 323 140,981 11,472 762 12,235 x x 3,528 159,526
Squid 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 207 208
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 675,186 54,796 729,982 139,219 131,462 270,682 182,775 76,303 36,593 1,296,336
Shrimp 81,131 0 81,131 0 16,307 16,307 0 48,889 276,064 422,391
Crab, Queen 72,598 38,537 111,135 0 80,721 80,721 15,708 111,222 274,011 592,796
Crab, Other 1,493 327 1,820 x 1,345 x 2,027 1,571 x 7,202
Whelks x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 3,934 6,790
Cockles x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Sea cucumber 0 0 0 x 0 x 0 x 2,472 4,146
Sea urchin 1,640 0 1,640 8,247 0 8,247 0 3,559 1,043 14,489
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 1,020,410 94,244 1,114,653 160,962 231,202 392,164 203,770 249,056 639,293 2,598,937
Subtotal 1,166,509 99,747 1,266,256 170,290 239,846 410,136 212,715 270,390 774,809 2,934,306
Others
Marine plants x 0 x 612 0 612 63 0 0 x
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Miscellaneous (4) x 0 x 0 0 0 0 1 x 14,665
Total 7 0 7 612 0 612 63 1 14,713 15,396
GRAND TOTAL (5) 1,166,516 99,747 1,266,263 170,902 239,846 410,748 212,778 270,391 789,522 2,949,702

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: Department of Fisheries and Oceans (2017). Zonal Interchange File [database]. Ottawa

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