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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

1998 VALUE OF ATLANTIC & PACIFIC COASTS COMMERCIAL LANDINGS,
BY PROVINCE (thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic Total British Columbia (6) Total Canada
Groundfish
Cod 18,498 1,167 316 1,957 36,853 58,792 1,510 60,302
Haddock 20,325 172 0 0 231 20,728 0 20,728
Redfish spp. 9,270 0 0 150 6,909 16,329 26,181 42,510
Halibut 6,063 142 5 916 1,589 8,715 31,605 40,320
Flatfishes 9,638 228 447 379 4,859 15,552 4,471 20,022
Greenland turbot 3,956 29 0 5,351 13,722 23,058 809 23,867
Pollock 12,270 468 0 0 354 13,092 358 13,450
Hake 15,254 36 45 13 297 15,645 12,909 28,554
Cusk 1,623 0 0 0 0 1,623 0 1,623
Catfish 146 0 0 1 57 204 0 204
Skate 245 0 0 2 652 900 140 1,040
Dogfish 255 18 17 18 2 310 1,396 1,707
Other 975 20 5 5 624 1,629 32,073 33,702
Total 98,518 2,282 836 8,793 66,148 176,577 111,452 288,029
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 10,762 11,152 2,894 1,071 3,626 29,505 30,377 59,883
Mackerel 2,069 890 4,016 2,062 683 9,720 55 9,775
Swordfish 6,949 0 0 0 529 7,478 0 7,478
Tuna 10,735 0 390 0 386 11,511 5,192 16,703
Alewife 584 757 34 0 0 1,374 0 1,374
Eel 718 470 115 702 417 2,421 0 2,421
Salmon 0 0 0 29 0 29 54,639 54,668
Smelt 76 835 402 112 5 1,430 1 1,430
Capelin 5 77 0 30 9,485 9,597 0 9,597
Other 2,132 14 123 391 214 2,873 165 3,039
Total 34,031 14,194 7,973 4,396 15,345 75,939 90,430 166,369
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 8,637 2,746 3,441 1,240 13,215 29,278 32,789 62,067
Oyster (1) 451 1,348 5,253 0 0 7,052 0 7,052
Scallop (2) 69,208 7,291 3,278 4,945 11,288 96,009 297 96,306
Squid 1,233 0 0 0 267 1,500 43 1,543
Mussel (3) 0 68 0 133 0 201 0 201
Lobster 236,347 75,196 82,560 29,491 19,162 442,756 0 442,756
Shrimp 72,479 6,986 0 23,814 170,181 273,459 26,646 300,105
Crab, Queen 15,652 26,515 2,415 28,647 102,204 175,434 0 175,434
Crab, Other 2,313 1,229 1,773 726 234 6,274 21,380 27,654
Sea urchin 2,261 3,798 60 9 1,163 7,291 10,392 17,683
Other 147 236 0 598 136 1,117 2,238 3,354
Total 408,727 125,411 98,780 89,601 317,850 1,040,370 93,785 1,134,154
Seafish/Shellfish 541,276 141,887 107,589 102,790 399,342 1,292,885 295,666 1,588,551
Others
Marine plants 916 732 1,041 0 0 2,689 0 2,689
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 41 3,392 3,432 0 3,432
Miscellaneous (4) 322 0 0 225 6,740 7,287 9,633 16,920
Total 1,238 732 1,041 266 10,131 13,408 9,633 23,041
GRAND TOTAL (5) 542,514 142,619 108,630 103,056 409,474 1,306,293 305,299 1,611,592

(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.
(6) Includes sales of hake valued at $4.38 million to foreign vesels under joint venture arrangement.
Includes tuna valued at $4.9M caught in international waters by Canadian fishermen and landed in Canada.
Source: Statistics, DFO-Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E6

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