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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1998 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 11,424 449 11,874 307 590 897 268 2,092 22,679 37,809
Haddock 11,437 0 11,438 85 0 85 0 0 250 11,774
Redfish spp. 15,187 162 15,348 0 0 1 0 180 10,228 25,757
Halibut 812 13 824 4 19 23 1 175 274 1,297
Flatfishes 4,994 1,444 6,438 14 209 223 508 557 6,004 13,730
Greenland turbot 1,242 15 1,257 0 13 13 0 3,227 7,744 12,241
Pollock 14,051 6 14,057 398 0 398 0 0 639 15,094
Hake 19,224 214 19,438 31 5 35 44 25 631 20,173
Cusk 1,640 0 1,640 0 0 0 0 0 1 1,642
Catfish 317 1 318 1 0 1 0 2 208 529
Skate 678 0 678 0 0 0 0 11 2,297 2,986
Dogfish 813 111 924 57 3 59 47 47 5 1,081
Other 1,223 1 1,224 2 70 72 21 12 561 1,891
Total 83,042 2,416 85,458 899 910 1,808 889 6,328 51,522 146,005
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 70,120 6,293 76,413 38,481 30,653 69,134 17,492 6,019 20,926 189,984
Mackerel 4,203 360 4,563 228 1,534 1,762 6,862 4,066 1,687 18,939
Swordfish 1,020 0 1,020 0 0 0 0 0 95 1,115
Tuna 653 75 728 0 0 0 41 0 38 807
Alewife 1,004 544 1,548 127 3,687 3,815 52 0 0 5,415
Eel 75 15 90 20 49 69 24 158 73 413
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7
Smelt 11 17 28 0 807 807 276 140 5 1,257
Capelin 23 0 23 0 776 776 0 259 38,548 39,605
Other 1,052 2 1,054 12 1 13 255 67 179 1,568
Total 78,160 7,307 85,466 38,868 37,509 76,377 25,002 10,713 61,551 259,110
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 9,455 116 9,571 351 1,172 1,523 1,351 1,208 16,702 30,355
Oyster (1) 0 220 220 0 506 506 2,417 0 0 3,144
Scallop (2) 48,604 191 48,795 1,557 1,630 3,186 1,436 2,714 6,963 63,095
Squid 1,120 4 1,124 0 0 0 0 0 769 1,892
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 106 106 0 72 0 178
Lobster 16,414 3,113 19,527 1,645 6,233 7,878 8,698 3,048 2,035 41,186
Shrimp 23,946 0 23,946 0 4,759 4,759 0 15,104 64,121 107,930
Crab, Queen 2,364 2,548 4,912 0 6,719 6,719 612 10,344 52,666 75,253
Crab, Other 1,780 783 2,563 186 1,504 1,691 2,891 1,108 356 8,608
Sea urchin 1,021 0 1,021 1,712 0 1,712 38 10 928 3,709
Other 221 0 221 130 1 131 0 845 235 1,433
Total 104,925 6,976 111,901 5,581 22,630 28,210 17,442 34,453 144,775 336,782
Seafish/Shellfish 266,127 16,698 282,825 45,347 61,048 106,395 43,333 51,494 257,848 741,896
Others
Marine plants 14,929 94 15,023 6,711 99 6,810 5,640 0 0 27,473
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 1,539 1,557
Miscellaneous 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,028 3,029
Total 14,929 94 15,023 6,711 100 6,810 5,640 19 4,567 32,060
GRAND TOTAL (4) 281,057 16,792 297,848 52,058 61,147 113,206 48,974 51,513 262,415 773,956

(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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