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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1997 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 20,895 353 21,248 924 386 1,310 240 1,557 10,965 35,320
Haddock 14,687 0 14,687 218 0 218 0 0 245 15,150
Redfish spp. 7,391 48 7,439 4 1 5 0 14 2,890 10,348
Halibut 6,556 78 6,634 49 62 110 2 828 1,564 9,138
Flatfishes 8,737 1,932 10,670 63 328 391 735 883 1,034 13,713
Greenland turbot 1,706 10 1,716 0 60 60 0 3,439 15,118 20,333
Pollock 9,693 1 9,695 491 0 491 0 0 331 10,517
Hake 12,930 207 13,137 767 4 771 35 6 206 14,154
Cusk 1,730 0 1,730 0 0 0 0 0 2 1,732
Catfish 280 0 280 1 0 1 0 1 175 457
Skate 488 0 488 0 0 0 2 3 990 1,483
Dogfish 81 26 107 0 0 0 7 14 0 128
Other 1,464 1 1,464 15 14 29 2 4 573 2,072
Total 86,638 2,657 89,295 2,531 856 3,387 1,023 6,748 34,093 134,546
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 9,151 1,065 10,215 5,716 5,694 11,411 2,799 975 3,220 28,620
Mackerel 2,517 505 3,023 8 1,099 1,108 3,898 2,621 233 10,883
Swordfish 8,563 0 8,563 0 0 0 0 0 534 9,098
Tuna 10,413 1,984 12,397 59 0 59 389 0 397 13,242
Alewife 428 121 549 616 839 1,456 43 0 0 2,048
Eel 2,042 87 2,130 957 201 1,159 241 735 446 4,710
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 157 293 451
Smelt 0 43 43 0 716 716 260 158 5 1,183
Capelin 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 59 6,345 6,405
Other 3,003 46 3,049 74 4 78 123 550 284 4,084
Total 36,119 3,851 39,969 7,432 8,555 15,987 7,754 5,256 11,757 80,723
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 8,945 222 9,167 941 1,071 2,012 3,112 1,358 14,093 29,743
Oyster (1) 0 173 173 0 783 783 3,093 0 0 4,050
Scallop (2) 66,521 805 67,326 3,022 2,862 5,885 4,209 4,387 19,132 100,938
Squid 2,651 1 2,653 463 0 463 0 0 3,288 6,404
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 129 129 0 58 0 187
Lobster 185,426 30,406 215,832 16,058 49,097 65,155 73,823 29,232 22,644 406,687
Shrimp 58,958 0 58,958 0 5,637 5,637 0 23,159 108,240 195,994
Crab, Queen 8,740 12,412 21,152 0 41,771 41,771 5,419 41,833 91,894 202,068
Crab, Other 2,082 728 2,810 82 1,003 1,085 1,676 607 68 6,246
Sea urchin 2,262 0 2,262 4,059 1 4,060 52 244 1,172 7,791
Other 516 0 516 177 1 179 0 787 157 1,639
Total 336,102 44,746 380,849 24,804 102,356 127,160 91,385 101,667 260,688 961,747
Seafish/Shellfish 458,858 51,254 510,113 34,767 111,767 146,534 100,162 113,670 306,538 1,177,016
Others
Marine plants 1,158 75 1,233 588 57 645 1,457 0 0 3,334
Lumpfish roe 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 96 11,656 11,755
Miscellaneous (4) 468 0 468 0 0 0 0 432 7,336 8,236
Total 1,629 75 1,704 588 57 645 1,457 528 18,992 23,325
GRAND TOTAL (5) 460,488 51,329 511,817 35,355 111,823 147,179 101,619 114,198 325,530 1,200,342

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

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