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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1997 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 14,411 365 14,775 608 353 961 265 1,581 12,317 29,899
Haddock 9,407 0 9,407 110 0 110 - 0 259 9,776
Redfish spp. 12,235 56 12,291 21 1 22 - 28 6,410 18,751
Halibut 871 12 883 7 10 17 0 151 311 1,362
Flatfishes 4,938 1,800 6,738 36 433 469 810 1,296 1,505 10,817
Greenland turbot 644 11 654 0 29 29 - 2,146 13,569 16,399
Pollock 11,516 2 11,519 463 0 463 - - 623 12,604
Hake 19,012 222 19,234 1,199 4 1,204 42 10 319 20,808
Cusk 1,800 0 1,800 0 - 0 - - 1 1,801
Catfish 613 0 614 2 0 2 0 4 236 856
Skate 1,497 0 1,497 0 - 0 5 10 2,862 4,373
Dogfish 279 112 391 - 0 0 23 32 - 446
Other 1,819 1 1,820 39 56 95 9 15 923 2,862
Total 79,042 2,581 81,623 2,486 887 3,373 1,154 5,271 39,335 130,757
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 69,321 7,763 77,084 33,428 33,382 66,810 15,857 5,750 21,049 186,550
Mackerel 4,736 932 5,668 23 1,992 2,015 6,699 5,769 1,155 21,305
Swordfish 1,007 - 1,007 - - - - - 82 1,089
Tuna 666 82 747 3 - 3 22 - 32 803
Alewife 1,099 220 1,319 1,540 2,698 4,238 107 0 - 5,664
Eel 64 17 81 111 36 147 44 112 72 455
Salmon - - - - - - - 30 48 77
Smelt - 16 16 - 699 699 162 343 7 1,227
Capelin - - - - 7 7 - 484 21,455 21,945
Other 2,081 86 2,168 48 2 50 260 89 141 2,708
Total 78,974 9,116 88,090 35,153 38,816 73,969 23,151 12,577 44,040 241,826
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 10,342 108 10,450 427 578 1,005 1,606 1,270 18,028 32,359
Oyster (1) - 82 82 - 351 351 1,293 - - 1,726
Scallop (2) 46,707 328 47,035 1,308 1,406 2,714 1,775 2,348 12,154 66,026
Squid 2,574 2 2,576 448 - 448 2 - 12,749 15,775
Mussel (3) - - - - 167 167 - 29 - 195
Lobster 16,699 2,894 19,593 1,473 5,852 7,325 8,155 2,827 2,178 40,079
Shrimp 20,853 - 20,853 - 3,904 3,904 - 12,980 39,174 76,911
Crab, Queen 1,688 2,430 4,118 - 8,958 8,958 1,116 11,436 45,789 71,416
Crab, Other 1,762 1,016 2,778 86 1,562 1,648 2,772 1,058 102 8,358
Sea urchin 853 - 853 1,759 1 1,760 30 159 877 3,679
Other 662 - 662 109 1 110 - 1,016 262 2,051
Total 102,141 6,860 109,001 5,611 22,778 28,389 16,750 33,124 131,313 318,577
Seafish/Shellfish 260,157 18,557 278,714 43,250 62,481 105,731 41,055 50,972 214,688 691,160
Others
Marine plants 20,737 425 21,163 4,983 292 5,275 8,154 - - 34,592
Lumpfish roe - - - - - - - 22 2,499 2,520
Miscellaneous - - - - - - - 163 3,100 3,262
Total 20,737 425 21,163 4,983 292 5,275 8,154 184 5,598 40,374
GRAND TOTAL (4) 280,894 18,982 299,877 48,232 62,774 111,006 49,209 51,156 220,287 731,534

(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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