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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1995 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 10,329 649 109 488 914 12,489 2,172 14,661
Haddock 7,841 18 - 0 74 7,933 - 7,933
Redfish spp. 12,282 11 - 15 5,647 17,955 21,669 39,624
Halibut 675 2 0 86 133 895 5,214 6,109
Flatfishes 7,317 481 713 544 1,777 10,832 8,038 18,870
Greenland turbot 1,596 18 - 2,089 7,641 11,343 2,730 14,073
Pollock 9,633 237 - 0 351 10,222 3,295 13,516
Hake 20,915 40 22 9 594 21,579 59,319 80,898
Cusk 2,007 0 - - 2 2,010 - 2,010
Catfish 258 1 0 1 43 302 - 302
Skate 1,797 1 27 4 4,419 6,249 982 7,231
Dogfish 390 1 418 141 6 956 2,744 3,700
Other 2,705 105 5 15 588 3,418 8,365 11,783
Total 77,744 1,563 1,295 3,391 22,189 106,183 114,528 220,710
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 64,045 89,909 11,923 6,426 21,394 193,696 26,776 220,472
Mackerel 6,699 2,206 3,048 3,382 2,974 18,308 56 18,364
Swordfish 1,542 - - - 68 1,610 - 1,610
Tuna 878 - 27 - 11 916 792 1,708
Alewife 1,936 4,218 59 - - 6,213 - 6,213
Eel 135 174 34 202 87 632 - 632
Salmon - - - 42 61 102 48,793 48,896
Smelt 41 757 289 6 39 1,132 - 1,132
Capelin - - - 137 160 297 - 297
Other 1,942 64 224 164 210 2,605 84 2,688
Total 77,217 97,328 15,603 10,359 25,004 225,511 76,501 302,013
Shellfish
Clams/quahaugs 9,800 2,103 1,139 1,376 15,320 29,738 3,785 33,523
Oyster (1) 89 603 1,620 - - 2,312 - 2,312
Scallop (2) 50,397 4,007 1,427 2,497 10,369 68,697 96 68,794
Squid 932 - - - 96 1,028 76 1,104
Mussel (3) 1 240 4,197 34 34 4,505 - 4,505
Lobster 18,922 7,699 8,543 3,411 2,544 41,120 - 41,120
Shrimp 11,974 3,381 - 10,070 29,157 54,581 8,557 63,138
Crab, Queen 4,800 11,720 1,760 14,717 32,342 65,340 - 65,340
Crab, Other 1,814 1,809 2,267 839 1,177 7,904 4,747 12,651
Sea urchin 1,141 1,621 0 122 283 3,167 6,666 9,833
Other 457 106 0 932 84 1,579 1,266 2,846
Total 100,326 33,289 20,953 33,998 91,406 279,972 25,193 305,165
Seafish/Shellfish 255,287 132,180 37,851 47,748 138,599 611,666 216,222 827,888
Others
Marine plants 15,768 1,257 9,647 - - 26,671 - 26,671
Lumpfish roe 0 - - 1 1,190 1,191 - 1,191
Miscellaneous 0 - - 23 1,973 1,997 292 2,289
Total 15,768 1,257 9,647 24 3,164 29,859 292 30,151
GRAND TOTAL (4) 271,056 133,436 47,498 47,772 141,763 641,525 216,514 858,039

(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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