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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1996 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 12,422 284 12,707 668 405 1,073 110 503 1,150 15,544
Haddock 10,011 0 10,012 154 - 154 - - 144 10,310
Redfish spp. 11,686 29 11,715 1 0 1 - 45 9,644 21,404
Halibut 750 11 761 4 4 8 0 131 197 1,096
Flatfishes 4,833 1,476 6,310 71 448 519 602 521 1,335 9,287
Greenland turbot 974 3 977 0 23 23 - 1,863 11,772 14,636
Pollock 9,007 0 9,008 294 0 294 - - 372 9,674
Hake 28,972 174 29,146 43 6 50 20 27 368 29,611
Cusk 1,404 - 1,404 0 - 0 - 0 1 1,405
Catfish 381 1 381 2 7 9 0 1 30 422
Skate 2,090 0 2,090 0 0 0 19 14 1,777 3,901
Dogfish 56 41 97 5 - 5 136 188 5 431
Other 1,928 0 1,928 7 105 112 4 20 527 2,592
Total 84,514 2,021 86,535 1,248 1,000 2,248 892 3,313 27,323 120,310
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 69,456 9,850 79,306 25,744 40,491 66,235 18,097 7,915 17,289 188,842
Mackerel 5,216 355 5,572 8 2,676 2,684 4,585 4,317 3,867 21,026
Swordfish 658 - 658 - - - - - 83 741
Tuna 714 68 782 - - - 43 - 97 922
Alewife 1,744 170 1,913 161 2,163 2,324 70 - - 4,307
Eel 72 11 83 36 49 85 36 186 94 485
Salmon - - - - - - - 32 50 82
Smelt 1 19 20 - 724 724 154 172 8 1,078
Capelin - - - - - - - 658 31,841 32,498
Other 1,473 22 1,495 15 16 31 156 84 32 1,797
Total 79,334 10,495 89,829 25,965 46,119 72,084 23,140 13,365 53,361 251,779
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 10,277 157 10,434 322 597 920 1,248 876 16,789 30,266
Oyster (1) 2 64 65 - 599 599 1,467 - - 2,132
Scallop (2) 39,868 437 40,305 1,781 1,207 2,988 2,021 2,495 12,191 60,000
Squid 499 9 509 - - - - - 8,302 8,810
Mussel (3) - - - - 178 178 - 69 - 247
Lobster 15,257 3,004 18,261 1,321 6,316 7,637 8,154 3,502 2,379 39,934
Shrimp 10,919 - 10,919 7 3,496 3,503 - 11,929 29,070 55,421
Crab, Queen 1,613 2,427 4,040 - 9,544 9,544 1,176 13,084 37,970 65,815
Crab, Other 1,497 451 1,948 104 1,276 1,380 1,771 688 87 5,873
Sea urchin 1,108 - 1,108 1,900 11 1,911 - 99 682 3,800
Other 749 - 749 99 - 99 - 1,130 177 2,154
Total 81,789 6,548 88,338 5,534 23,225 28,759 15,837 33,872 107,647 274,453
Seafish/Shellfish 245,637 19,064 264,702 32,747 70,343 103,091 39,869 50,549 188,332 646,542
Others
Marine plants 15,201 - 15,201 3,116 68 3,184 5,946 - 1 24,332
Lumpfish roe - - - - - - - 5 1,470 1,474
Miscellaneous - - - - 0 0 - 138 7,761 7,899
Total 15,201 - 15,201 3,116 68 3,184 5,946 143 9,231 33,705
GRAND TOTAL (4) 260,839 19,064 279,903 35,864 70,411 106,275 45,815 50,692 197,563 680,247

(1) Oyster: Atlantic includes wild and farmed data.
(2) Scallop includes meat with roe.
(3) PEI mussels are now classified under "aquaculture" because they are a farmed product.
(4) Totals may not add up due to rounding.
Source: Statistics, DFO-Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E6

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