Atlantic Region Licences

Browse this section to find statistics on commercial fishing licenses issued by Fisheries and Oceans Canada in the Atlantic Provinces. You will also find information collected through the registration of commercial fishing vessels. Data are available from 1983 onward.

Data tables:

Licence holders
(number of commercial fish harvesters registered)

Species information
(number of commercial fishing licences issued, by species)

Vessel information
(number of commercial fishing vessels registered, by size)