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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2003 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 7,824 97 7,920 237 51 288 66 204 14,289 22,768
Haddock 15,595 1 15,596 27 0 27 0 0 207 15,829
Redfish spp. 7,534 0 7,535 0 1 1 0 321 7,385 15,242
Halibut 1,120 15 1,135 10 27 37 4 115 542 1,832
Flatfishes 4,794 453 5,247 11 20 31 447 571 16,708 23,004
Greenland turbot 703 11 714 0 31 31 0 2,684 11,840 15,268
Pollock 8,131 0 8,131 105 0 105 0 2 398 8,636
Hake 13,550 26 13,575 53 0 53 2 18 1,484 15,132
Cusk 1,145 0 1,145 0 0 0 0 0 3 1,148
Catfish 160 0 161 0 0 0 0 1 94 256
Skate 380 0 380 0 0 0 0 11 2,210 2,601
Dogfish 1,303 0 1,303 0 0 0 0 21 0 1,324
Other 2,936 1 2,937 0 36 37 4 5 2,860 5,843
Total 65,176 603 65,778 443 167 610 524 3,952 58,020 128,884
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 79,224 9,737 88,961 33,495 34,756 68,251 16,103 6,651 20,368 200,334
Mackerel 3,825 3,481 7,306 0 1,733 1,733 4,583 4,597 26,693 44,912
Swordfish 1,224 0 1,224 0 0 0 0 0 61 1,285
Tuna 557 66 623 0 0 0 126 0 117 867
Alewife 1,822 1 1,823 83 3,247 3,331 83 0 0 5,237
Eel 37 9 46 29 140 168 71 75 65 425
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 9 8 17 0 863 863 226 123 5 1,234
Capelin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 112 22,342 22,454
Other 290 3 292 7 13 20 473 45 31 861
Total 86,988 13,305 100,293 33,614 40,752 74,366 21,664 11,603 69,682 277,607
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 10,756 113 10,869 491 592 1,083 1,839 2,439 20,005 36,236
Oyster (1) 0 61 61 0 253 253 2,959 0 0 3,273
Scallop (2) 87,820 98 87,918 2,144 468 2,612 338 1,452 1,538 93,858
Squid 45 4 49 0 0 0 0 0 1,087 1,136
Mussel (3) 0 46 46 0 156 156 0 49 0 250
Lobster 24,536 2,971 27,506 2,485 4,894 7,379 9,158 3,538 2,256 49,837
Shrimp 31,327 56 31,383 0 5,359 5,359 0 17,285 88,520 142,547
Crab, Queen 10,779 6,164 16,943 0 7,428 7,428 1,566 12,606 58,355 96,897
Crab, Other 1,431 776 2,207 493 2,016 2,509 2,579 1,863 1,399 10,557
Sea urchin 308 0 308 1,231 6 1,237 0 146 893 2,583
Other 2,458 0 2,458 898 0 898 7 2,061 4,337 9,761
Total 169,460 10,287 179,747 7,741 21,172 28,913 18,446 41,439 178,390 446,935
Seafish/Shellfish 321,624 24,195 345,819 41,798 62,091 103,888 40,633 56,993 306,092 853,426
Others
Marine plants 24,391 0 24,391 11,384 28 11,412 9,993 0 0 45,797
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 562 591
Miscellaneous 295 0 295 0 0 0 0 6 1,812 2,113
Total 24,686 0 24,686 11,384 28 11,412 9,993 36 2,374 48,501
GRAND TOTAL (4) 346,310 24,195 370,505 53,182 62,119 115,301 50,627 57,029 308,466 901,927

(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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