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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1998 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 17,981 517 18,498 491 676 1,167 316 1,957 36,853 58,792
Haddock 20,325 0 20,325 172 0 172 0 0 231 20,728
Redfish spp. 9,073 196 9,270 0 0 0 0 150 6,909 16,329
Halibut 5,988 75 6,063 30 113 142 5 916 1,589 8,715
Flatfishes 8,002 1,636 9,638 24 204 228 447 379 4,859 15,552
Greenland turbot 3,943 13 3,956 0 29 29 0 5,351 13,722 23,058
Pollock 12,266 4 12,270 468 0 468 0 0 354 13,092
Hake 15,032 222 15,254 32 5 36 45 13 297 15,645
Cusk 1,623 0 1,623 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,623
Catfish 145 0 146 0 0 0 0 1 57 204
Skate 245 0 245 0 0 0 0 2 652 900
Dogfish 218 37 255 18 1 18 17 18 2 310
Other 974 1 975 1 18 20 5 5 624 1,629
Total 95,816 2,702 98,518 1,236 1,046 2,282 836 8,793 66,148 176,577
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 9,762 1,000 10,762 6,139 5,013 11,152 2,894 1,071 3,626 29,505
Mackerel 1,875 194 2,069 6 884 890 4,016 2,062 683 9,720
Swordfish 6,949 0 6,949 0 0 0 0 0 529 7,478
Tuna 9,377 1,358 10,735 0 0 0 390 0 386 11,511
Alewife 332 252 584 42 715 757 34 0 0 1,374
Eel 643 75 718 200 271 470 115 702 417 2,421
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 29
Smelt 34 43 76 0 835 835 402 112 5 1,430
Capelin 5 0 5 0 77 77 0 30 9,485 9,597
Other 2,130 3 2,132 13 1 14 123 391 214 2,873
Total 31,107 2,924 34,031 6,399 7,795 14,194 7,973 4,396 15,345 75,939
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 8,390 246 8,637 694 2,051 2,746 3,441 1,240 13,215 29,278
Oyster (1) 0 451 451 0 1,348 1,348 5,253 0 0 7,052
Scallop (2) 68,761 446 69,208 3,860 3,430 7,291 3,278 4,945 11,288 96,009
Squid 1,231 2 1,233 0 0 0 0 0 267 1,500
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 68 68 0 133 0 201
Lobster 206,068 30,279 236,347 19,631 55,565 75,196 82,560 29,491 19,162 442,756
Shrimp 72,479 0 72,479 0 6,986 6,986 0 23,814 170,181 273,459
Crab, Queen 7,052 8,601 15,652 0 26,515 26,515 2,415 28,647 102,204 175,434
Crab, Other 1,747 566 2,313 165 1,064 1,229 1,773 726 234 6,274
Sea urchin 2,261 0 2,261 3,798 0 3,798 60 9 1,163 7,291
Other 147 0 147 235 1 236 0 598 136 1,117
Total 368,136 40,591 408,727 28,383 97,028 125,411 98,780 89,601 317,850 1,040,370
Seafish/Shellfish 495,059 46,217 541,276 36,019 105,869 141,887 107,589 102,790 399,342 1,292,885
Others
Marine plants 901 14 916 714 18 732 1,041 0 0 2,689
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 3,392 3,432
Miscellaneous (4) 322 0 322 0 0 0 0 225 6,740 7,287
Total 1,224 14 1,238 714 18 732 1,041 266 10,131 13,408
GRAND TOTAL (5) 496,283 46,231 542,514 36,732 105,887 142,619 108,630 103,056 409,474 1,306,293

(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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