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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1994 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 19,016 575 473 364 2,285 22,714 3,556 26,270
Haddock 6,912 21 - 0 22 6,955 - 6,955
Redfish spp. 27,392 1,208 0 4,673 17,515 50,788 24,282 75,070
Halibut 1,031 9 0 161 64 1,264 5,982 7,246
Flatfishes 10,701 707 794 376 2,619 15,196 8,642 23,838
Greenland turbot 599 8 - 3,152 7,280 11,039 4,101 15,139
Pollock 14,930 434 0 12 219 15,596 4,609 20,205
Hake 13,705 98 266 120 536 14,726 116,659 131,385
Cusk 1,691 0 - - 0 1,692 - 1,692
Catfish 443 5 0 2 35 486 - 486
Skate 2,733 1 14 15 3,630 6,393 582 6,975
Dogfish 845 5 833 129 7 1,820 1,816 3,636
Other 2,684 76 18 27 1,157 3,963 10,035 13,998
Total 102,684 3,147 2,398 9,031 35,370 152,631 180,265 332,896
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 76,969 97,926 8,907 5,448 17,887 207,138 40,639 247,777
Mackerel 8,053 1,933 4,498 3,546 2,800 20,829 4 20,833
Swordfish 1,542 - - - 133 1,675 - 1,675
Tuna 592 1 5 - 7 605 563 1,169
Alewife 1,726 3,985 115 - - 5,826 - 5,826
Eel 142 199 46 251 111 748 - 748
Salmon - - - 43 93 136 65,826 65,963
Smelt 65 899 255 145 36 1,400 - 1,400
Capelin - 47 - 327 1,909 2,283 - 2,283
Other 2,331 87 546 222 207 3,393 73 3,465
Total 91,421 105,076 14,372 9,982 23,182 244,033 107,106 351,139
Shellfish
Clams/quahaugs 9,700 1,757 1,477 916 12,635 26,485 4,094 30,580
Oyster (1) 112 576 2,040 - - 2,728 - 2,728
Scallop (2) 75,769 4,634 1,385 2,453 7,467 91,708 104 91,812
Squid 3,825 - - 0 1,956 5,781 175 5,956
Mussel (3) 1 135 5,947 0 35 6,118 - 6,118
Lobster 19,420 7,823 8,507 3,151 2,639 41,541 - 41,541
Shrimp 9,609 2,986 - 10,357 25,728 48,680 4,502 53,182
Crab, Queen 4,329 12,432 1,078 14,660 27,955 60,453 - 60,453
Crab, Other 1,295 1,334 1,919 106 2 4,655 6,002 10,657
Sea urchin 788 1,530 - 14 96 2,428 6,161 8,588
Other 57 173 2 570 10 813 1,006 1,819
Total 124,903 33,380 22,355 32,228 78,524 291,390 22,044 313,434
Seafish/Shellfish 319,009 141,603 39,124 51,241 137,076 688,053 309,415 997,468
Others
Marine plants 21,143 566 8,506 0 - 30,215 - 30,215
Lumpfish roe - - - 5 1,594 1,598 - 1,598
Miscellaneous 1 - - 0 1,397 1,399 343 1,742
Total 21,144 566 8,506 5 2,991 33,212 343 33,556
GRAND TOTAL (4) 340,153 142,169 47,630 51,247 140,067 721,266 309,758 1,031,024

(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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