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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1990 VOLUME OF ATLANTIC COAST COMMERCIAL LANDINGS,
BY REGION (metric tonnes, live weight)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Total Quebec Total NFL Total Atlantic Total
Maritimes Gulf Total Maritimes Gulf Total
Groundfish
Cod 99,835 12,777 112,612 1,819 8,552 10,371 4,103 22,284 219,286 395,024
Haddock 20,163 30 20,192 11 4 15 1 1 1,841 22,148
Redfish spp. 25,560 400 25,960 0 2,465 2,465 14,013 12,260 17,348 81,425
Halibut 1,804 5 1,809 7 40 47 1 254 133 2,415
Flatfishes 13,443 2,078 15,522 235 2,178 2,413 1,485 2,793 39,538 63,664
Greenland turbot 440 0 440 - 72 72 0 2,104 16,714 19,602
Pollock 35,571 77 35,648 904 6 910 8 1 1,699 38,385
Hake 9,232 2,205 11,437 92 676 768 2,067 315 570 15,187
Cusk 3,540 - 3,540 3 - 3 - - - 3,542
Catfish 807 7 814 3 3 6 0 61 541 1,539
Skate 112 1 113 - - - - 1 9 125
Dogfish 691 225 916 - 27 27 297 74 1 1,316
Other 2,820 5 2,825 6 4 10 1 23 408 3,270
Total 214,017 17,810 231,827 3,080 14,026 17,106 21,977 40,172 298,088 647,642
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 101,402 10,466 111,868 53,941 46,077 100,018 14,132 6,267 10,152 260,273
Mackerel 8,411 784 9,196 88 3,735 3,823 2,551 1,971 1,200 21,789
Swordfish 909 - 909 - - - - - 3 912
Tuna 318 - 318 - - - 9 - 143 470
Alewife 1,312 1,490 2,802 1,837 3,190 5,027 83 - - 7,912
Eel 5 21 26 91 149 240 124 416 77 952
Salmon - - - - - - 0 74 533 688
Smelt - 35 35 1 809 810 85 114 19 1,081
Capelin - - - - - - - 317 120,910 127,419
Other 217 57 274 96 18 113 85 158 140 771
Total 112,575 12,853 125,428 56,053 53,978 110,031 17,068 9,317 133,177 422,267
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 10,553 75 10,628 472 1,660 2,131 1,269 705 7,716 22,450
Oyster (1) 6 66 72 - 792 792 1,774 - - 2,640
Scallop (2) 69,356 266 69,623 6,727 1,598 8,325 799 3,623 852 83,329
Squid 1,139 0 1,139 0 - 0 - - 4,440 5,590
Mussel (3) - - - - 80 80 2,697 88 47 2,912
Lobster 18,557 3,910 22,467 837 8,070 8,908 10,246 3,311 1,427 47,853
Shrimp 3,996 - 3,996 - 3,649 3,649 - 9,636 17,723 37,263
Crab, Queen 1,144 2,115 3,259 0 4,328 4,328 560 6,976 10,952 26,177
Crab, Other 3 27 30 - 311 311 406 117 - 865
Sea urchin 14 - 14 95 - 95 - - - 109
Other 13 - 13 105 0 105 - 430 126 677
Total 104,781 6,459 111,240 8,237 20,490 28,726 17,751 24,887 43,284 229,864
Seafish/Shellfish 431,373 37,122 468,495 67,370 88,493 155,863 56,796 74,376 474,549 1,299,773
Others
Marine plants 24,654 - 24,654 141 - 141 - 0 - 24,794
Lumpfish roe - - - - - - - 5 1,171 1,177
Miscellaneous - - - - - - - 1 86 87
Total 24,654 - 24,654 141 - 141 - 6 1,257 26,058
GRAND TOTAL (4) 456,026 37,122 493,149 67,511 88,493 156,004 56,796 74,382 475,807 1,325,831

(1) Oyster: Atlantic includes wild and farmed data.
(2) Scallop includes meat with roe.
(3) Mussel includes wild & farmed.
(4) Totals may not add up due to rounding.
Source: Statistics, DFO-Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E6

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