Aquaculture Production and Value

This section provides annual statistics on the volume and value of aquaculture production in Canada. The data are organized by species and province.

Canadian Aquaculture Production, 2016 table note 1 (tonnes)
  NL PEI NS NB Que ON MB SK AB BC Canada table note 2
Finfish table note 3
Salmon .. .. 6,012 26,999 0 0 x x x 90,511 123,522
Trout .. .. 300 .. 1,083 5,060 x x x 1,136 9,507
Steelhead .. .. 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0
Other .. .. 242 0 22 380 x x x 261 1,237
Total Finfish 25,411 377 6,554 26,999 1,105 5,440 x x x 91,908 160,054
Shellfish
Clams 0 711 299 0 0 0 x x x 952 1,962
Oysters 0 3,672 227 1,080 48 0 x x x 8,797 13,824
Mussels 3,211 19,732 757 0 239 0 x x x 645 24,584
Scallops 0 0 .. 3 12 0 x x x 23 38
Other 0 0 50 0 53 0 x x x 0 103
Total Shellfish 3,211 24,115 1,333 1,083 352 0 x x x 10,417 40,511
Total Aquaculture 28,622 24,492 7,887 28,082 1,457 5,440 x x x 102,325 200,565

Canadian Aquaculture Value, 2016table note 4 ($000)
  NL PEI NS NB Que ON MB SK AB BC Canada table note 5
Finfish
Salmon .. .. x x 0 0 x x x 743,363 1,022,127
Trout .. .. x .. 8,856 30,300 x x x 5,253 56,275
Steelhead .. .. 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0
Other .. .. 6,285 0 337 2,200 x x x 3,483 14,705
Total Finfish x 3,900 48,547 x 9,193 32,500 x x x 752,099 1,259,712
Shellfish
Clams 0 895 508 0 0 0 x x x 5,673 7,076
Oysters 0 12,952 2,154 8,805 976 0 x x x 14,806 39,693
Mussels x 28,275 x 0 424 0 x x x 3,221 37,736
Scallops 0 0 .. 20 127 0 x x x x 392
Other 0 0 2,374 0 328 0 x x x 0 2,702
Total Shellfish x 42,122 x 8,825 1,855 0 x x x x 87,599
Total Aquaculture 167,305 46,022 x x 11,048 32,500 x x x x 1,347,311

Table Notes

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Table note 1

The production of aquaculture includes the amount produced on sites and excludes hatcheries or processing. Shellfish also includes some wild production. The data are collected from each of the provincial departments responsible for aquaculture.

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Table note 2

Provinces with data not available are not included in the Canada totals.

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Table note 3

Excludes other finfish for all provinces until 2005. Excludes other finfish for all provinces except Quebec beginning in 2006.

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Table note 4

The value of aquaculture includes the value produced on sites and excludes hatcheries or processing. Shellfish also includes some wild production. The data are collected from each of the provincial department responsible for aquaculture.

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Table note 5

Provinces with data not available are not included in the Canada totals.

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Source: Statistics Canada. Table 32-10-0107-01 Aquaculture, production and value

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