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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1991 VALUE OF ATLANTIC COAST COMMERCIAL LANDINGS,
BY REGION (thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Total Quebec Total NFL Total Atlantic Total
Maritimes Gulf Total Maritimes Gulf Total
Groundfish
Cod 86,840 6,938 93,778 1,322 3,976 5,299 2,413 15,008 90,708 227,916
Haddock 30,193 21 30,214 13 1 14 0 2 449 30,723
Redfish spp. 8,856 88 8,944 0 988 988 3,567 4,076 4,928 24,958
Halibut 6,946 23 6,969 31 93 123 5 865 426 9,006
Flatfishes 12,751 1,804 14,555 194 1,090 1,284 1,119 1,960 14,926 35,307
Greenland turbot 4,231 0 4,231 0 92 92 0 2,144 9,956 17,014
Pollock 22,321 24 22,345 1,058 0 1,058 0 1 653 24,061
Hake 19,523 1,079 20,602 102 224 326 610 166 583 22,293
Cusk 3,217 0 3,217 0 0 0 0 0 1 3,218
Catfish 188 1 189 1 0 1 0 14 189 430
Skate 240 1 241 0 0 0 0 1 3 245
Dogfish 32 0 32 0 0 0 1 31 0 64
Other 1,996 0 1,996 7 9 15 5 27 155 2,209
Total 197,334 9,980 207,314 2,729 6,472 9,201 7,720 24,296 122,976 397,443
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 11,613 237 11,850 5,129 3,933 9,062 925 833 2,738 29,498
Mackerel 2,385 259 2,644 32 707 738 1,068 1,043 191 7,548
Swordfish 6,823 0 6,823 0 0 0 0 0 1 6,824
Tuna 5,658 1,047 6,705 0 0 0 121 0 1,503 8,330
Alewife 423 452 875 633 403 1,035 28 0 0 1,938
Eel 113 121 234 248 469 718 426 2,247 264 4,189
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 187 1,779 2,331
Smelt 1 86 86 1 690 691 145 221 23 1,173
Capelin 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 55 6,108 7,259
Other 1,132 352 1,484 81 5 85 68 317 195 2,151
Total 28,148 2,554 30,702 6,123 6,214 12,338 2,781 4,903 12,803 71,242
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 5,453 154 5,608 495 1,468 1,963 1,671 640 1,969 11,851
Oyster (1) 1 57 57 0 1,426 1,426 1,832 0 0 3,316
Scallop (2) 70,069 589 70,657 5,181 977 6,158 960 2,854 555 81,689
Squid 266 0 266 0 0 0 0 0 520 787
Mussel (3) 0 4 4 0 48 48 4,574 127 49 4,801
Lobster 133,132 21,520 154,652 6,234 37,440 43,675 46,434 18,502 8,604 279,207
Shrimp 18,433 0 18,433 0 4,589 4,589 0 13,782 44,690 86,150
Crab, Queen 3,493 5,886 9,378 0 17,010 17,010 2,212 20,535 19,792 69,125
Crab, Other 5 8 13 0 160 160 247 8 0 427
Sea urchin 20 0 20 253 0 253 0 0 0 274
Other 43 0 43 106 0 106 0 385 1 543
Total 230,915 28,216 259,131 12,270 63,119 75,388 57,930 56,832 76,180 538,170
Seafish/Shellfish 456,397 40,750 497,147 21,122 75,805 96,927 68,431 86,031 211,959 1,006,855
Others
Marine plants 1,271 0 1,271 154 51 205 2,143 1 0 3,620
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4,589 4,591
Miscellaneous (4) 102 0 102 22 0 22 0 8 574 706
Total 1,374 0 1,374 176 51 227 2,143 11 5,163 8,918
GRAND TOTAL (5) 457,771 40,750 498,521 21,298 75,856 97,153 70,575 86,042 217,122 1,015,773

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

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