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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1993 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 33,060 733 33,793 460 418 878 817 4,088 37,068 76,645
Haddock 12,186 4 12,189 5 0 5 - 0 787 12,982
Redfish spp. 38,179 1 38,179 0 3,011 3,011 5,243 11,975 26,278 84,687
Halibut 1,165 3 1,168 3 6 9 1 112 170 1,459
Flatfishes 9,872 945 10,817 114 899 1,013 933 1,302 22,067 36,132
Greenland turbot 5,766 0 5,766 - 54 54 - 2,435 8,038 16,293
Pollock 20,473 1 20,473 556 0 557 - 1 548 21,579
Hake 33,112 763 33,876 53 64 117 568 327 1,051 35,939
Cusk 2,957 - 2,957 0 - 0 - - - 2,957
Catfish 662 4 666 4 1 5 0 10 393 1,073
Skate 238 - 238 - 1 1 8 0 76 323
Dogfish 723 5 728 7 218 225 317 165 1 1,436
Other 2,395 1 2,396 13 58 71 20 93 1,173 3,753
Total 160,787 2,459 163,246 1,215 4,730 5,945 7,907 20,509 97,650 295,257
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 88,120 1,272 89,393 43,651 36,160 79,812 5,539 5,489 21,688 201,920
Mackerel 6,656 501 7,157 63 1,983 2,046 4,651 3,175 9,683 26,712
Swordfish 2,076 - 2,076 - - - - - 133 2,209
Tuna 506 90 596 7 1 8 17 - 28 648
Alewife 1,080 951 2,031 969 3,572 4,541 200 - - 6,772
Eel 71 88 159 116 88 204 74 311 116 864
Salmon - - - - - - - 49 112 161
Smelt 2 51 52 0 733 733 180 144 26 1,135
Capelin - - - - - - - 1,499 48,221 49,720
Other 1,608 14 1,623 43 1 45 89 173 101 2,030
Total 100,119 2,967 103,086 44,849 42,539 87,388 10,750 10,841 80,108 292,173
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 7,889 118 8,008 421 983 1,404 1,415 418 13,491 24,736
Oyster (1) 4 18 23 - 363 363 1,205 - - 1,591
Scallop (2) 77,106 625 77,731 3,946 1,024 4,969 1,261 2,451 4,520 90,932
Squid 2,488 27 2,515 - - - - - 287 2,802
Mussel (3) 1 - 1 - 83 83 4,788 33 33 4,937
Lobster 14,465 3,577 18,041 815 7,104 7,919 8,905 3,588 2,608 41,061
Shrimp 7,736 - 7,736 12 2,488 2,500 - 9,573 23,135 42,943
Crab, Queen 2,052 3,080 5,132 0 8,810 8,810 905 10,330 22,922 48,100
Crab, Other 27 428 456 - 404 404 1,334 - - 2,193
Sea urchin 129 - 129 960 - 960 - - 62 1,151
Other 46 - 46 232 1 233 - 790 3 1,071
Total 111,943 7,875 119,818 6,386 21,258 27,644 19,813 27,183 67,060 261,517
Seafish/Shellfish 372,849 13,301 386,150 52,450 68,527 120,978 38,469 58,533 244,818 848,947
Others
Marine plants 16,271 - 16,271 227 - 227 - - - 16,498
Lumpfish roe - - - - - - - 21 2,657 2,679
Miscellaneous - - - - - - - 2 125 126
Total 16,271 - 16,271 227 - 227 - 23 2,782 19,303
GRAND TOTAL (4) 389,120 13,301 402,421 52,677 68,527 121,204 38,469 58,555 247,600 868,249

(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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