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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1992 VALUE OF ATLANTIC & PACIFIC COASTS COMMERCIAL LANDINGS,
BY PROVINCE (thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic Total British Columbia Total Canada
Groundfish
Cod 83,647 3,419 2,043 13,659 50,619 153,388 5,476 158,864
Haddock 29,785 17 0 1 443 30,245 0 30,245
Redfish spp. 9,832 1,441 3,857 3,749 9,182 28,062 19,340 47,402
Halibut 6,368 80 2 544 345 7,339 21,525 28,864
Flatfishes 14,162 1,187 1,144 1,881 11,123 29,497 5,901 35,398
Greenland turbot 3,057 125 0 3,175 12,002 18,359 880 19,239
Pollock 22,951 883 0 0 192 24,026 984 25,010
Hake 16,151 228 550 230 653 17,811 15,460 33,271
Cusk 4,271 0 0 0 0 4,272 0 4,272
Catfish 304 1 0 5 76 386 0 386
Skate 70 0 0 0 8 79 52 131
Dogfish 139 0 0 29 0 169 2,356 2,525
Other 1,382 30 0 20 405 1,836 27,978 29,814
Total 192,119 7,411 7,598 23,293 85,049 315,470 99,952 415,422
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 11,598 10,928 1,110 819 3,558 28,013 51,547 79,560
Mackerel 2,749 522 792 1,226 1,886 7,176 19 7,195
Swordfish 10,971 0 0 0 279 11,249 0 11,249
Tuna 7,625 14 134 0 666 8,440 1,371 9,811
Alewife 685 1,827 93 0 0 2,605 0 2,605
Eel 468 634 184 1,648 390 3,325 0 3,325
Salmon 0 0 0 412 982 1,394 191,800 193,194
Smelt 106 562 154 172 20 1,013 0 1,013
Capelin 0 0 0 125 4,873 4,998 0 4,998
Other 2,224 98 25 252 168 2,766 173 2,939
Total 36,427 14,584 2,491 4,653 12,822 70,977 244,910 315,887
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 8,164 2,389 1,821 634 3,314 16,322 18,967 35,289
Oyster (1) 41 1,053 2,062 0 0 3,156 0 3,156
Scallop (2) 85,952 7,419 1,076 3,064 4,760 102,270 420 102,690
Squid 87 0 0 0 279 365 0 365
Mussel (3) 0 33 4,959 132 46 5,170 0 5,170
Lobster 159,761 51,641 58,069 26,396 21,357 317,223 0 317,223
Shrimp 14,524 3,682 0 12,007 51,171 81,385 12,416 93,801
Crab, Queen 13,189 15,427 1,586 18,182 12,973 61,358 0 61,358
Crab, Other 57 123 162 1 0 342 11,203 11,545
Sea urchin 101 500 0 0 0 601 13,184 13,785
Other 242 228 0 477 24 970 2,614 3,584
Total 282,117 82,495 69,735 60,893 93,924 589,163 58,804 647,967
Seafish/Shellfish 510,663 104,490 79,823 88,839 191,794 975,610 403,666 1,379,276
Others
Marine plants 1,666 272 0 0 0 1,938 0 1,938
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 40 5,963 6,003 0 6,003
Miscellaneous (4) 294 11 0 2 593 900 8,915 9,815
Total 1,960 282 0 42 6,557 8,841 8,915 17,756
GRAND TOTAL (5) 512,623 104,773 79,823 88,881 198,351 984,451 412,581 1,397,032

(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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