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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1990 VOLUME OF ATLANTIC & PACIFIC COASTS COMMERCIAL LANDINGS,
BY PROVINCE (metric tonnes, live weight)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic Total British Columbia Total Canada
Groundfish
Cod 112,612 10,371 4,103 22,284 245,654 395,024 6,233 401,257
Haddock 20,192 15 1 1 1,938 22,148 - 22,148
Redfish spp. 25,960 2,465 14,013 12,260 26,727 81,425 27,739 109,164
Halibut 1,809 47 1 254 303 2,415 5,032 7,448
Flatfishes 15,522 2,413 1,485 2,793 41,450 63,664 7,184 70,847
Greenland turbot 440 72 0 2,104 16,986 19,602 2,602 22,204
Pollock 35,648 910 8 1 1,818 38,385 676 39,062
Hake 11,437 768 2,067 315 601 15,187 79,453 94,640
Cusk 3,540 3 - - - 3,542 - 3,542
Catfish 814 6 0 61 657 1,539 - 1,539
Skate 113 - - 1 12 125 183 308
Dogfish 916 27 297 74 1 1,316 4,109 5,425
Other 2,825 10 1 23 412 3,270 10,392 13,662
Total 231,827 17,106 21,977 40,172 336,560 647,642 143,604 791,246
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 111,868 100,018 14,132 6,267 27,988 260,273 41,056 301,328
Mackerel 9,196 3,823 2,551 1,971 4,249 21,789 - 21,789
Swordfish 909 - - - 3 912 - 912
Tuna 318 - 9 - 143 470 275 745
Alewife 2,802 5,027 83 - - 7,912 - 7,912
Eel 26 240 124 416 147 952 - 952
Salmon - - 0 74 614 688 96,396 97,084
Smelt 35 810 85 114 37 1,081 0 1,081
Capelin - - - 317 127,103 127,419 - 127,419
Other 274 113 85 158 140 771 244 1,015
Total 125,428 110,031 17,068 9,317 160,424 422,267 137,971 560,238
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 10,628 2,131 1,269 705 7,717 22,450 6,600 29,050
Oyster (1) 72 792 1,774 - 1 2,640 - 2,640
Scallop (2) 69,623 8,325 799 3,623 959 83,329 69 83,398
Squid 1,139 0 - - 4,450 5,590 72 5,662
Mussel (3) - 80 2,697 88 47 2,912 - 2,912
Lobster 22,467 8,908 10,246 3,311 2,921 47,853 - 47,853
Shrimp 3,996 3,649 - 9,636 19,981 37,263 2,700 39,963
Crab, Queen 3,259 4,328 560 6,976 11,054 26,177 - 26,177
Crab, Other 30 311 406 117 - 865 2,168 3,033
Sea urchin 14 95 - - - 109 3,639 3,748
Other 13 105 - 430 129 677 1,684 2,361
Total 111,240 28,726 17,751 24,887 47,259 229,864 16,932 246,796
Seafish/Shellfish 468,495 155,863 56,796 74,376 544,243 1,299,773 298,508 1,598,281
Others
Marine plants 24,654 141 - 0 - 24,794 - 24,794
Lumpfish roe - - - 5 1,171 1,177 - 1,177
Miscellaneous - - - 1 86 87 454 540
Total 24,654 141 - 6 1,257 26,058 454 26,512
GRAND TOTAL (4) 493,149 156,004 56,796 74,382 545,500 1,325,831 298,961 1,624,792

(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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