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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1994 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 18,628 387 19,016 477 99 575 473 364 2,285 22,714
Haddock 6,912 0 6,912 21 - 21 - 0 22 6,955
Redfish spp. 27,392 0 27,392 1 1,207 1,208 0 4,673 17,515 50,788
Halibut 1,030 1 1,031 7 2 9 0 161 64 1,264
Flatfishes 8,405 2,297 10,701 76 630 707 794 376 2,619 15,196
Greenland turbot 599 0 599 - 8 8 - 3,152 7,280 11,039
Pollock 14,930 0 14,930 429 6 434 0 12 219 15,596
Hake 13,004 701 13,705 64 34 98 266 120 536 14,726
Cusk 1,691 - 1,691 0 - 0 - - 0 1,692
Catfish 442 1 443 5 - 5 0 2 35 486
Skate 2,704 29 2,733 - 1 1 14 15 3,630 6,393
Dogfish 840 6 845 5 - 5 833 129 7 1,820
Other 2,683 1 2,684 18 58 76 18 27 1,157 3,963
Total 99,261 3,423 102,684 1,103 2,045 3,147 2,398 9,031 35,370 152,631
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 68,999 7,971 76,969 35,091 62,835 97,926 8,907 5,448 17,887 207,138
Mackerel 7,591 462 8,053 18 1,915 1,933 4,498 3,546 2,800 20,829
Swordfish 1,542 - 1,542 - - - - - 133 1,675
Tuna 534 58 592 1 - 1 5 - 7 605
Alewife 1,255 471 1,726 628 3,356 3,985 115 - - 5,826
Eel 99 42 142 131 68 199 46 251 111 748
Salmon - - - - - - - 43 93 136
Smelt 4 61 65 - 899 899 255 145 36 1,400
Capelin - - - - 47 47 - 327 1,909 2,283
Other 2,319 12 2,331 51 36 87 546 222 207 3,393
Total 82,344 9,077 91,421 35,920 69,156 105,076 14,372 9,982 23,182 244,033
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 9,624 76 9,700 679 1,077 1,757 1,477 916 12,635 26,485
Oyster (1) 3 109 112 - 576 576 2,040 - - 2,728
Scallop (2) 75,313 455 75,769 3,316 1,318 4,634 1,385 2,453 7,467 91,708
Squid 3,819 6 3,825 - - - - 0 1,956 5,781
Mussel (3) - 1 1 - 135 135 5,947 0 35 6,118
Lobster 16,689 2,731 19,420 985 6,838 7,823 8,507 3,151 2,639 41,541
Shrimp 9,609 - 9,609 9 2,977 2,986 - 10,357 25,728 48,680
Crab, Queen 1,599 2,730 4,329 0 12,432 12,432 1,078 14,660 27,955 60,453
Crab, Other 397 898 1,295 0 1,334 1,334 1,919 106 2 4,655
Sea urchin 787 1 788 1,530 - 1,530 - 14 96 2,428
Other 57 - 57 171 2 173 2 570 10 813
Total 117,897 7,007 124,903 6,690 26,690 33,380 22,355 32,228 78,524 291,390
Seafish/Shellfish 299,501 19,507 319,009 43,713 97,891 141,603 39,124 51,241 137,076 688,053
Others
Marine plants 21,143 - 21,143 240 327 566 8,506 0 - 30,215
Lumpfish roe - - - - - - - 5 1,594 1,598
Miscellaneous 1 0 1 - - - - 0 1,397 1,399
Total 21,144 0 21,144 240 327 566 8,506 5 2,991 33,212
GRAND TOTAL (4) 320,645 19,507 340,153 43,952 98,217 142,169 47,630 51,247 140,067 721,266

(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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