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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2000 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 8,510 1,202 9,712 188 1,070 1,258 966 4,025 30,216 46,177
Haddock 12,415 1 12,417 32 0 32 0 0 235 12,683
Redfish spp. 13,684 11 13,695 0 7 7 0 300 5,870 19,872
Halibut 706 13 719 5 13 18 9 217 264 1,226
Flatfishes 5,967 1,384 7,351 18 83 101 478 1,015 13,115 22,060
Greenland turbot 671 28 699 0 5 5 0 1,632 15,079 17,415
Pollock 5,688 2 5,689 116 0 116 0 1 729 6,535
Hake 14,961 111 15,072 36 15 51 44 14 1,092 16,272
Cusk 1,096 0 1,096 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,097
Catfish 191 1 192 0 0 0 0 12 495 699
Skate 479 0 479 0 0 0 0 6 1,580 2,065
Dogfish 2,481 94 2,575 97 0 97 7 149 0 2,828
Other 1,826 1 1,827 1 35 36 9 18 435 2,325
Total 68,676 2,848 71,524 492 1,228 1,721 1,512 7,388 69,109 151,254
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 71,357 5,661 77,018 38,061 41,276 79,337 22,557 7,767 16,687 203,365
Mackerel 4,590 338 4,929 0 2,028 2,028 4,378 2,022 4,499 17,856
Swordfish 740 0 740 0 0 0 0 0 227 968
Tuna 620 133 753 0 0 0 108 0 241 1,102
Alewife 1,409 275 1,684 1,395 2,090 3,485 88 0 0 5,256
Eel 91 7 97 69 76 145 79 99 63 483
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 8 12 20 0 828 829 156 277 3 1,284
Capelin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 87 21,116 21,203
Other 1,036 20 1,056 20 2 21 312 56 77 1,521
Total 79,851 6,445 86,296 39,545 46,300 85,845 27,678 10,307 42,913 253,038
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 8,849 200 9,049 87 632 718 1,602 2,525 16,610 30,504
Oyster (1) 0 239 239 0 248 248 3,647 0 0 4,133
Scallop (2) 77,947 264 78,211 1,489 811 2,300 925 2,360 2,880 86,676
Squid 38 1 39 0 0 0 0 0 329 368
Mussel (3) 0 94 94 0 287 287 0 68 0 448
Lobster 20,601 3,135 23,736 1,948 5,994 7,942 8,661 3,413 1,759 45,511
Shrimp 28,577 0 28,577 0 5,333 5,333 0 17,089 83,917 134,916
Crab, Queen 9,902 4,187 14,089 0 8,482 8,482 1,122 14,369 55,513 93,575
Crab, Other 2,008 1,039 3,047 457 2,172 2,629 2,761 1,425 765 10,626
Sea urchin 916 0 916 1,416 0 1,416 0 19 783 3,135
Other 633 0 633 714 0 714 0 1,668 406 3,421
Total 149,471 9,158 158,629 6,110 23,959 30,069 18,718 42,936 162,961 413,313
Seafish/Shellfish 297,998 18,452 316,450 46,148 71,487 117,634 47,908 60,630 274,984 817,605
Others
Marine plants 19,767 0 19,767 7,834 101 7,936 6,805 0 0 34,507
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 2,049 2,084
Miscellaneous 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,108 1,108
Total 19,767 0 19,767 7,834 101 7,936 6,805 36 3,157 37,700
GRAND TOTAL (4) 317,765 18,452 336,216 53,982 71,588 125,570 54,712 60,666 278,141 855,305

(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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