Species Information

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2015 NUMBER OF LICENCES ISSUED BY SPECIES BY PROVINCE AND REGION
SPECIES NOVA SCOTIA NEW BRUNSWICK P.E.I. GULF QUEBEC NEWFOUNDLAND TOTAL ATLANTIC
MARITIMES GULF MARITIMES GULF
GROUNDFISH 1,933 331 165 626 875 856 3,742 8,528
HERRING 1,515 427 282 1,070 871 970 2,032 7,167
MACKEREL 1,794 654 39 1,122 1,256 808 2,227 7,900
SWORDFISH 868 184 10 0 160 0 1 1,223
TUNA 145 146 2 108 400 53 51 905
SALMON 0 5 2 7 0 0 49 63
CAPELIN 0 0 0 2 0 72 1,733 1,807
CLAM 798 114 331 970 1,624 253 0 4,090
SCALLOP 287 178 206 278 398 79 786 2,212
SQUID 242 381 1 4 262 19 2,095 3,004
LOBSTER 2,684 610 320 1,160 1,245 591 2,390 9,000
SHRIMP 53 1 8 27 10 46 451 596
CRAB 317 267 10 220 120 382 2,625 3,941
OTHER 3,066 1,746 373 3,328 6,707 1,371 17,612 34,203
TOTAL 13,702 5,044 1,749 8,922 13,928 5,500 35,794 84,639

Source: Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Fisheries Management

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