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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1993 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 33,793 878 817 4,088 37,068 76,645 8,123 84,767
Haddock 12,189 5 - 0 787 12,982 - 12,982
Redfish spp. 38,179 3,011 5,243 11,975 26,278 84,687 24,643 109,329
Halibut 1,168 9 1 112 170 1,459 6,379 7,839
Flatfishes 10,817 1,013 933 1,302 22,067 36,132 10,024 46,157
Greenland turbot 5,766 54 - 2,435 8,038 16,293 4,132 20,426
Pollock 20,473 557 - 1 548 21,579 8,121 29,700
Hake 33,876 117 568 327 1,051 35,939 62,571 98,510
Cusk 2,957 0 - - - 2,957 - 2,957
Catfish 666 5 0 10 393 1,073 - 1,073
Skate 238 1 8 0 76 323 249 572
Dogfish 728 225 317 165 1 1,436 830 2,267
Other 2,396 71 20 93 1,173 3,753 11,077 14,830
Total 163,246 5,945 7,907 20,509 97,650 295,257 136,150 431,407
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 89,393 79,812 5,539 5,489 21,688 201,920 41,048 242,968
Mackerel 7,157 2,046 4,651 3,175 9,683 26,712 20 26,732
Swordfish 2,076 - - - 133 2,209 - 2,209
Tuna 596 8 17 - 28 648 551 1,199
Alewife 2,031 4,541 200 - - 6,772 - 6,772
Eel 159 204 74 311 116 864 - 864
Salmon - - - 49 112 161 84,989 85,150
Smelt 52 733 180 144 26 1,135 - 1,135
Capelin - - - 1,499 48,221 49,720 - 49,720
Other 1,623 45 89 173 101 2,030 36 2,066
Total 103,086 87,388 10,750 10,841 80,108 292,173 126,644 418,817
Shellfish
Clams/quahaugs 8,008 1,404 1,415 418 13,491 24,736 3,830 28,566
Oyster (1) 23 363 1,205 - - 1,591 - 1,591
Scallop (2) 77,731 4,969 1,261 2,451 4,520 90,932 90 91,022
Squid 2,515 - - - 287 2,802 13 2,816
Mussel (3) 1 83 4,788 33 33 4,937 - 4,937
Lobster 18,041 7,919 8,905 3,588 2,608 41,061 - 41,061
Shrimp 7,736 2,500 - 9,573 23,135 42,943 4,498 47,440
Crab, Queen 5,132 8,810 905 10,330 22,922 48,100 - 48,100
Crab, Other 456 404 1,334 - - 2,193 6,306 8,499
Sea urchin 129 960 - - 62 1,151 7,102 8,253
Other 46 233 - 790 3 1,071 1,040 2,112
Total 119,818 27,644 19,813 27,183 67,060 261,517 22,879 284,396
Seafish/Shellfish 386,150 120,978 38,469 58,533 244,818 848,947 285,674 1,134,620
Others
Marine plants 16,271 227 - - - 16,498 - 16,498
Lumpfish roe - - - 21 2,657 2,679 - 2,679
Miscellaneous - - - 2 125 126 485 612
Total 16,271 227 - 23 2,782 19,303 485 19,788
GRAND TOTAL (4) 402,421 121,204 38,469 58,555 247,600 868,249 286,159 1,154,408

(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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