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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2002 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 8,160 938 9,098 217 1,179 1,396 889 3,275 21,083 35,741
Haddock 14,596 2 14,598 19 0 20 0 0 292 14,910
Redfish spp. 9,465 27 9,492 0 15 15 0 347 6,918 16,773
Halibut 949 16 965 9 34 43 8 188 449 1,652
Flatfishes 4,851 894 5,745 24 64 87 393 686 14,224 21,136
Greenland turbot 492 14 506 0 25 25 0 1,052 9,706 11,289
Pollock 7,004 0 7,004 59 0 59 0 0 498 7,561
Hake 19,540 46 19,586 39 6 45 17 16 1,255 20,920
Cusk 1,288 0 1,288 1 0 1 0 0 1 1,289
Catfish 177 0 178 0 0 0 0 22 523 723
Skate 490 0 490 0 0 0 0 6 2,488 2,984
Dogfish 3,267 7 3,274 171 2 173 0 26 123 3,596
Other 2,635 3 2,638 43 18 61 3 12 2,629 5,343
Total 72,913 1,948 74,861 582 1,342 1,925 1,311 5,632 60,188 143,917
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 74,163 8,170 82,333 37,281 31,535 68,816 18,461 5,338 18,362 193,310
Mackerel 2,181 1,810 3,991 10 2,223 2,233 6,186 4,421 18,016 34,847
Swordfish 910 0 910 0 0 0 0 0 49 959
Tuna 715 97 812 2 0 2 105 0 146 1,064
Alewife 1,394 406 1,799 63 4,511 4,574 83 0 0 6,457
Eel 55 4 59 15 115 131 86 39 65 381
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 6 5 11 0 286 286 123 73 6 499
Capelin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 94 13,503 13,598
Other 404 13 417 4 11 15 207 46 39 724
Total 79,828 10,504 90,332 37,376 38,681 76,056 25,252 10,011 50,187 251,839
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 10,029 150 10,180 574 658 1,232 1,598 2,652 15,568 31,230
Oyster (1) 23 79 102 0 242 242 2,559 0 0 2,903
Scallop (2) 90,838 120 90,958 2,038 483 2,521 317 1,249 1,040 96,086
Squid 30 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 229 258
Mussel (3) 0 86 86 0 189 189 0 70 0 344
Lobster 23,566 3,254 26,820 2,559 5,319 7,878 9,021 3,161 2,059 48,940
Shrimp 29,345 0 29,345 1 6,747 6,747 0 16,550 82,957 135,599
Crab, Queen 10,852 4,460 15,312 0 11,945 11,945 2,289 17,849 59,417 106,812
Crab, Other 2,155 914 3,069 629 2,644 3,274 2,769 1,981 1,209 12,302
Sea urchin 266 0 266 1,186 2 1,188 0 47 870 2,371
Other 2,236 0 2,236 859 0 859 0 1,760 590 5,445
Total 169,339 9,063 178,402 7,847 28,229 36,076 18,555 45,321 163,937 442,291
Seafish/Shellfish 322,080 21,515 343,595 45,805 68,252 114,057 45,118 60,964 274,312 838,047
Others
Marine plants 23,775 0 23,775 11,177 0 11,177 7,187 0 0 42,139
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 177 180
Miscellaneous 313 0 313 0 0 0 0 0 652 965
Total 24,088 0 24,088 11,177 0 11,177 7,187 3 829 43,284
GRAND TOTAL (4) 346,168 21,515 367,683 56,982 68,252 125,234 52,305 60,967 275,142 881,331

(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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