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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1992 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 80,961 9,524 90,485 597 3,268 3,865 2,345 16,135 52,323 187,953
Haddock 20,960 8 20,968 8 0 8 - 1 968 21,975
Redfish spp. 31,470 357 31,826 0 4,789 4,789 13,350 14,497 20,122 99,322
Halibut 1,298 4 1,302 3 14 17 1 116 107 1,581
Flatfishes 12,225 2,655 14,881 181 1,401 1,581 1,855 2,736 26,146 48,866
Greenland turbot 5,864 0 5,864 - 187 187 - 2,692 12,303 21,632
Pollock 32,337 22 32,359 925 1 926 0 1 719 34,070
Hake 32,719 2,287 35,005 118 261 380 1,073 458 1,436 38,421
Cusk 5,077 - 5,077 0 - 0 - - 0 5,078
Catfish 898 6 904 2 1 3 0 21 220 1,293
Skate 377 1 378 0 - 0 0 1 87 496
Dogfish 558 190 748 - 0 0 2 117 0 868
Other 2,062 1 2,063 23 33 56 2 42 1,585 3,765
Total 226,807 15,055 241,862 1,857 9,955 11,812 18,628 36,817 116,017 465,318
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 94,553 2,057 96,610 41,474 38,908 80,382 7,848 3,846 11,564 216,846
Mackerel 8,354 493 8,847 269 1,526 1,795 2,342 3,480 3,830 26,382
Swordfish 1,488 - 1,488 - - - - - 56 1,543
Tuna 426 52 478 2 - 2 9 - 56 544
Alewife 802 771 1,573 1,455 3,447 4,902 317 0 - 6,793
Eel 62 56 118 59 119 178 54 312 42 753
Salmon - - - - - - - 79 187 282
Smelt 2 61 63 0 712 712 193 92 13 1,086
Capelin - - - - - - - 912 22,551 32,067
Other 1,068 4 1,072 51 33 83 64 256 106 1,581
Total 106,754 3,495 110,249 43,309 44,745 88,054 10,827 8,976 38,404 287,876
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 5,739 195 5,933 530 1,280 1,810 1,620 573 7,676 17,612
Oyster (1) 1 29 31 - 532 532 1,177 - - 1,739
Scallop (2) 76,124 495 76,620 4,254 831 5,085 795 2,707 5,690 92,119
Squid 424 5 428 - - - - - 924 1,352
Mussel (3) 1 - 1 - 50 50 4,178 69 53 4,350
Lobster 14,502 3,532 18,034 816 7,155 7,971 8,873 3,835 1,685 41,944
Shrimp 6,232 - 6,232 2 2,778 2,780 - 8,273 19,934 39,312
Crab, Queen 1,797 3,011 4,808 - 6,998 6,998 746 8,262 16,203 37,255
Crab, Other 12 123 134 - 328 328 508 0 - 971
Sea urchin 72 - 72 512 - 512 - - - 585
Other 100 - 100 207 2 209 - 924 1 1,287
Total 105,003 7,390 112,392 6,322 19,953 26,275 17,896 24,644 52,165 238,526
Seafish/Shellfish 438,563 25,940 464,503 51,488 74,653 126,141 47,350 70,437 206,586 991,720
Others
Marine plants 28,639 - 28,639 184 - 184 - - - 28,823
Lumpfish roe - - - - - - - 15 1,946 1,961
Miscellaneous - - - - - - - 0 56 56
Total 28,639 - 28,639 184 - 184 - 15 2,002 30,841
GRAND TOTAL (4) 467,203 25,940 493,143 51,672 74,653 126,325 47,350 70,452 208,588 1,022,561

(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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