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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1992 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 90,485 3,865 2,345 16,135 75,123 187,953 10,125 198,078
Haddock 20,968 8 - 1 998 21,975 - 21,975
Redfish spp. 31,826 4,789 13,350 14,497 34,860 99,322 25,781 125,103
Halibut 1,302 17 1 116 144 1,581 4,577 6,157
Flatfishes 14,881 1,581 1,855 2,736 27,812 48,866 8,088 56,954
Greenland turbot 5,864 187 - 2,692 12,889 21,632 3,569 25,201
Pollock 32,359 926 0 1 784 34,070 3,249 37,319
Hake 35,005 380 1,073 458 1,505 38,421 97,317 135,738
Cusk 5,077 0 - - 0 5,078 - 5,078
Catfish 904 3 0 21 365 1,293 - 1,293
Skate 378 0 0 1 117 496 264 760
Dogfish 748 0 2 117 0 868 2,356 3,224
Other 2,063 56 2 42 1,602 3,765 9,930 13,694
Total 241,862 11,812 18,628 36,817 156,199 465,318 165,256 630,574
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 96,610 80,382 7,848 3,846 28,160 216,846 34,587 251,433
Mackerel 8,847 1,795 2,342 3,480 9,918 26,382 55 26,438
Swordfish 1,488 - - - 56 1,543 - 1,543
Tuna 478 2 9 - 56 544 512 1,056
Alewife 1,573 4,902 317 0 - 6,793 - 6,793
Eel 118 178 54 312 90 753 - 753
Salmon - - - 79 203 282 66,497 66,779
Smelt 63 712 193 92 25 1,086 - 1,086
Capelin - - - 912 31,155 32,067 - 32,067
Other 1,072 83 64 256 106 1,581 118 1,698
Total 110,249 88,054 10,827 8,976 69,770 287,876 101,768 389,644
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 5,933 1,810 1,620 573 7,676 17,612 4,215 21,828
Oyster (1) 31 532 1,177 - - 1,739 - 1,739
Scallop (2) 76,620 5,085 795 2,707 6,912 92,119 91 92,209
Squid 428 - - - 924 1,352 92 1,444
Mussel (3) 1 50 4,178 69 53 4,350 - 4,350
Lobster 18,034 7,971 8,873 3,835 3,232 41,944 - 41,944
Shrimp 6,232 2,780 - 8,273 22,028 39,312 3,851 43,163
Crab, Queen 4,808 6,998 746 8,262 16,441 37,255 - 37,255
Crab, Other 134 328 508 0 - 971 3,355 4,326
Sea urchin 72 512 - - - 585 14,056 14,640
Other 100 209 - 924 54 1,287 1,057 2,343
Total 112,392 26,275 17,896 24,644 57,320 238,526 26,716 265,243
Seafish/Shellfish 464,503 126,141 47,350 70,437 283,289 991,720 293,740 1,285,461
Others
Marine plants 28,639 184 - - - 28,823 - 28,823
Lumpfish roe - - - 15 1,946 1,961 - 1,961
Miscellaneous - - - 0 56 56 1,300 1,357
Total 28,639 184 - 15 2,002 30,841 1,300 32,141
GRAND TOTAL (4) 493,143 126,325 47,350 70,452 285,291 1,022,561 295,041 1,317,602

(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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