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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2003 VOLUME OF ATLANTIC & PACIFIC COASTS COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY PROVINCE
(metric tonnes, live weight)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic Total British Columbia Total Canada
Groundfish
Cod 7,920 288 66 204 14,289 22,768 805 23,573
Haddock 15,596 27 0 0 207 15,829 0 15,829
Redfish spp. 7,535 1 0 321 7,385 15,242 21,026 36,268
Halibut 1,135 37 4 115 542 1,832 6,302 8,134
Flatfishes 5,247 31 447 571 16,708 23,004 10,436 33,440
Greenland turbot 714 31 0 2,684 11,840 15,268 0 15,268
Pollock 8,131 105 0 2 398 8,636 5,388 14,024
Hake 13,575 53 2 18 1,484 15,132 68,562 83,694
Cusk 1,145 0 0 0 3 1,148 0 1,148
Catfish 161 0 0 1 94 256 0 256
Skate 380 0 0 11 2,210 2,601 2,520 5,121
Dogfish 1,303 0 0 21 0 1,324 5,609 6,934
Other 2,937 37 4 5 2,860 5,843 6,082 11,925
Total 65,778 610 524 3,952 58,020 128,884 126,730 255,614
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 88,961 68,251 16,103 6,651 20,368 200,334 29,279 229,613
Mackerel 7,306 1,733 4,583 4,597 26,693 44,912 1 44,913
Swordfish 1,224 0 0 0 61 1,285 0 1,285
Tuna 623 0 126 0 117 867 2,726 3,593
Alewife 1,823 3,331 83 0 0 5,237 0 5,237
Eel 46 168 71 75 65 425 0 425
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 38,510 38,510
Smelt 17 863 226 123 5 1,234 0 1,234
Capelin 0 0 0 112 22,342 22,454 0 22,454
Other 292 20 473 45 31 861 604 1,465
Total 100,293 74,366 21,664 11,603 69,682 277,607 71,120 348,728
Shellfish
Clams/quahaugs 10,869 1,083 1,839 2,439 20,005 36,236 2,968 39,204
Oyster (1) 61 253 2,959 0 0 3,273 0 3,273
Scallop (2) 87,918 2,612 338 1,452 1,538 93,858 39 93,896
Squid 49 0 0 0 1,087 1,136 0 1,136
Mussel (3) 46 156 0 49 0 250 0 250
Lobster 27,506 7,379 9,158 3,538 2,256 49,837 0 49,837
Shrimp 31,383 5,359 0 17,285 88,520 142,547 3,348 145,895
Crab, Queen 16,943 7,428 1,566 12,606 58,355 96,897 0 96,897
Crab, Other 2,207 2,509 2,579 1,863 1,399 10,557 7,097 17,654
Sea urchin 308 1,237 0 146 893 2,583 4,398 6,981
Other 2,458 898 7 2,061 4,337 9,761 1,956 11,717
Total 179,747 28,913 18,446 41,439 178,390 446,935 19,807 466,742
Seafish/Shellfish 345,819 103,888 40,633 56,993 306,092 853,426 217,658 1,071,084
Others
Marine plants 24,391 11,412 9,993 0 0 45,797 0 45,797
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 30 562 591 0 591
Miscellaneous 295 0 0 6 1,812 2,113 475 2,589
Total 24,686 11,412 9,993 36 2,374 48,501 475 48,977
GRAND TOTAL (4) 370,505 115,301 50,627 57,029 308,466 901,927 218,133 1,120,060

(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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