Freshwater Landings

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Preliminary

Freshwater Fisheries - Catches and Landed Values by Species, By Province/Territory, 2017
Nominal catches (Q) in tonnes, live weight. Values (V) in thousand dollars
Species N.S N.B. Quebec Ontario Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta3 Nunavut N.W.T Canada
Q V Q V Q V Q V Q V Q V Q V Q V Q V Q V
Alewife     1,403 1,671                             1,403 1,671
Arctic Char                                     - -
Burbot         6 4 0  0                     7  4
Carp          95 85 10  7 696  550                 802 642
Catfish1         183  138 37 32                      220  169
Eel      11 53  36 405                         47 458
Lake trout             163  212 10  8 13  9         76  34  262  263
Perch              4,099 22,295  129  597  0   0               4,228  22,891
Pike          2  2   18 16  1,450  897  373  213          18 10  1,862 1,139
Rock bass             8  12                       8  12
Salmon                                     -   -  
Sauger         1 6      130  393  2  7              133 406
Shad     12  27  4 4 0  0                      17   31
Smelt         1 2 3,464   1,775                     3,465 1,777
Sturgeon          122 381                          122  381
Sucker (Mullet)         10 4  21 5  1,626  807 354 158              2,011  974
Sunfish          7 41  50  154                     58  194
Tomcod          1 1                          1 1
Tullibee2              164 282 226  605                 390  886
White bass             1,157 2,711 21 10 0 0             1,178   2,721
Whitefish          0 0 906 3,303 3,311  6,315 586  832         465 755  5,268 11,205
Yellow Pickerel         4  20 2,704 18,418  3,981 16,093  672  3,076         36 142  7,396  37,748
Other fish - - -    -    33 51   144 104 62 80 0  0         45 62  285  297
Total     1,426 1,751 509 1,142 12,945 49,326 11,641 26,354 2,001  4,297  Closed   Closed      640 1,001 29,161 83,872

(1) Includes bullhead
(2) Includes lake herring, chub and cisco.
(3) Alberta commercial freshwater fishery closed on August 1, 2014.
Source: Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Freshwater Landings. 2018

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