Species Information

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2016 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 2,275 333 165 608 862 856 3,518 8,617
HERRING 1,634 425 282 1,057 871 970 2,006 7,245
MACKEREL 1,961 650 39 1,108 1,258 808 2,179 8,003
SWORDFISH 864 184 10 0 159 0 1 1,218
TUNA 145 107 2 107 401 53 46 861
SALMON 0 0 2 0 0 0 44 46
CAPELIN 0 0 0 2 0 72 1,708 1,782
CLAM 867 112 331 585 1,603 253 0 3,751
SCALLOP 297 176 206 292 410 79 787 2,247
SQUID 260 381 1 4 261 19 2,023 2,949
LOBSTER 2,640 609 320 1,140 1,245 591 2,353 8,898
SHRIMP 53 2 8 24 10 46 451 594
CRAB 549 199 10 113 39 382 3,379 4,671
OTHER 3,066 2,172 373 3,659 7,033 1,371 15,244 32,918
TOTAL 14,611 5,350 1,749 8,699 14,152 5,500 33,739 83,800

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

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