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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1995 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 10,079 250 10,329 333 316 649 109 488 914 12,489
Haddock 7,841 0 7,841 18 0 18 0 0 74 7,933
Redfish spp. 12,280 2 12,282 0 11 11 0 15 5,647 17,955
Halibut 672 3 675 1 1 2 0 86 133 895
Flatfishes 5,390 1,927 7,317 59 422 481 713 544 1,777 10,832
Greenland turbot 1,596 0 1,596 1 17 18 0 2,089 7,641 11,343
Pollock 9,633 0 9,633 237 0 237 0 0 351 10,222
Hake 20,874 41 20,915 34 5 40 22 9 594 21,579
Cusk 2,007 0 2,007 0 0 0 0 0 2 2,010
Catfish 257 0 258 1 0 1 0 1 43 302
Skate 1,797 0 1,797 0 1 1 27 4 4,419 6,249
Dogfish 390 0 390 1 0 1 418 141 6 956
Other 2,704 0 2,705 6 99 105 5 15 588 3,418
Total 75,522 2,223 77,744 690 873 1,563 1,295 3,391 22,189 106,183
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 52,706 11,339 64,045 30,280 59,628 89,909 11,923 6,426 21,394 193,696
Mackerel 6,335 363 6,699 256 1,950 2,206 3,048 3,382 2,974 18,308
Swordfish 1,542 0 1,542 0 0 0 0 0 68 1,610
Tuna 729 149 878 0 0 0 27 0 11 916
Alewife 1,748 188 1,936 980 3,238 4,218 59 0 0 6,213
Eel 118 16 135 114 60 174 34 202 87 632
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 42 61 102
Smelt 2 40 41 0 757 757 289 6 39 1,132
Capelin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 137 160 297
Other 1,882 60 1,942 23 41 64 224 164 210 2,605
Total 65,062 12,156 77,217 31,653 65,675 97,328 15,603 10,359 25,004 225,511
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 9,708 92 9,800 1,203 901 2,103 1,139 1,376 15,320 29,738
Oyster (1) 3 86 89 0 603 603 1,620 0 0 2,312
Scallop (2) 49,974 423 50,397 2,762 1,245 4,007 1,427 2,497 10,369 68,697
Squid 882 51 932 0 0 0 0 0 96 1,028
Mussel (3) 0 0 1 0 240 240 4,197 34 34 4,505
Lobster 15,955 2,968 18,922 992 6,707 7,699 8,543 3,411 2,544 41,120
Shrimp 11,974 0 11,974 1 3,380 3,381 0 10,070 29,157 54,581
Crab, Queen 1,565 3,235 4,800 0 11,720 11,720 1,760 14,717 32,342 65,340
Crab, Other 1,096 717 1,814 76 1,733 1,809 2,267 839 1,177 7,904
Sea urchin 1,141 0 1,141 1,621 0 1,621 0 122 283 3,167
Other 457 0 457 106 0 106 0 932 84 1,579
Total 92,754 7,572 100,326 6,761 26,528 33,289 20,953 33,998 91,406 279,972
Seafish/Shellfish 233,337 21,951 255,287 39,104 93,075 132,180 37,851 47,748 138,599 611,666
Others
Marine plants 15,768 0 15,768 1,085 171 1,257 9,647 0 0 26,671
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1,190 1,191
Miscellaneous 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 1,973 1,997
Total 15,768 0 15,768 1,085 171 1,257 9,647 24 3,164 29,859
GRAND TOTAL (4) 249,105 21,951 271,056 40,189 93,247 133,436 47,498 47,772 141,763 641,525

(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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