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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1996 VALUE OF ATLANTIC COAST COMMERCIAL LANDINGS,
BY REGION (thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Total Quebec Total NFL Total Atlantic Total
Maritimes Gulf Total Maritimes Gulf Total
Groundfish
Cod 17,943 266 18,210 992 397 1,389 100 567 1,108 21,374
Haddock 16,003 0 16,004 290 0 290 0 0 142 16,435
Redfish spp. 5,189 10 5,198 0 0 0 0 24 3,211 8,434
Halibut 5,211 82 5,293 25 28 53 1 772 1,036 7,155
Flatfishes 8,289 1,531 9,821 177 387 564 517 399 1,059 12,359
Greenland turbot 1,590 1 1,591 0 45 46 0 3,575 19,238 24,450
Pollock 6,998 0 6,998 324 0 324 0 0 223 7,544
Hake 18,137 163 18,300 47 6 53 16 16 240 18,625
Cusk 1,360 0 1,360 0 0 0 0 0 1 1,361
Catfish 165 0 165 1 1 2 0 0 67 235
Skate 731 0 731 0 0 0 4 4 664 1,405
Dogfish 26 9 35 1 0 1 41 111 3 191
Other 1,933 0 1,933 4 43 48 1 8 507 2,497
Total 83,574 2,064 85,638 1,862 908 2,770 679 5,476 27,500 122,063
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 12,861 3,656 16,517 4,547 10,726 15,273 5,244 2,388 2,910 42,331
Mackerel 2,766 230 2,996 9 1,269 1,278 2,386 1,683 1,349 9,691
Swordfish 5,819 0 5,819 0 0 0 0 0 600 6,418
Tuna 10,692 1,746 12,438 0 0 0 915 0 1,278 14,631
Alewife 571 57 628 53 388 441 28 0 0 1,097
Eel 1,471 74 1,545 384 245 628 224 1,399 579 4,376
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 186 299 486
Smelt 2 45 46 0 759 759 186 150 7 1,149
Capelin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 76 6,273 6,349
Other 2,241 23 2,264 15 42 57 47 330 47 2,745
Total 36,423 5,831 42,253 5,007 13,429 18,436 9,030 6,212 13,342 89,273
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 9,150 307 9,457 580 1,049 1,629 2,279 954 18,271 32,591
Oyster (1) 1 135 136 0 1,222 1,222 2,662 0 0 4,020
Scallop (2) 57,120 972 58,092 3,978 2,306 6,285 4,353 3,916 18,166 90,812
Squid 655 5 660 0 0 0 0 0 4,195 4,855
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 170 170 0 171 0 342
Lobster 175,904 28,141 204,045 14,969 46,874 61,843 64,975 33,335 21,278 385,476
Shrimp 30,911 0 30,911 14 5,640 5,654 0 22,289 83,945 142,799
Crab, Queen 10,631 16,915 27,545 0 53,794 53,794 5,336 60,205 96,832 243,713
Crab, Other 2,218 258 2,476 104 786 890 791 344 90 4,591
Sea urchin 3,417 0 3,417 4,009 15 4,024 0 146 941 8,528
Other 167 0 167 143 0 143 0 879 133 1,322
Total 290,174 46,733 336,906 23,798 111,857 135,655 80,396 122,241 243,852 919,050
Seafish/Shellfish 410,171 54,627 464,798 30,667 126,194 156,861 90,104 133,929 284,694 1,130,386
Others
Marine plants 947 0 947 379 12 391 1,054 0 0 2,393
Lumpfish roe 21 0 21 0 0 0 0 28 9,682 9,732
Miscellaneous (4) 478 0 478 0 0 0 0 101 5,990 6,569
Total 1,446 0 1,446 379 13 392 1,054 130 15,672 18,694
GRAND TOTAL (5) 411,617 54,627 466,244 31,046 126,206 157,253 91,158 134,058 300,366 1,149,080

(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) Miscellaneous value includes seal value.
(5) Totals may not add up due to rounding.
Source: Statistics, DFO-Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E6

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