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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2004 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 7,192 503 7,695 146 492 637 289 1,574 14,535 24,730
Haddock 16,297 1 16,298 38 0 38 0 0 153 16,489
Redfish spp. 6,550 29 6,579 0 13 13 0 291 6,047 12,930
Halibut 1,069 26 1,095 8 49 58 22 182 493 1,850
Flatfishes 2,161 389 2,551 21 16 38 229 753 16,024 19,593
Greenland turbot 597 4 600 0 55 55 0 3,164 10,797 14,617
Pollock 8,315 0 8,315 76 0 76 0 0 386 8,777
Hake 15,638 53 15,691 57 6 63 3 9 1,519 17,285
Cusk 923 0 923 0 0 0 0 0 4 927
Catfish 129 0 129 0 0 0 0 0 0 129
Skate 503 0 503 0 0 0 0 26 1,402 1,931
Dogfish 2,091 0 2,091 271 0 271 0 9 0 2,371
Other 3,151 2 3,152 0 5 5 6 11 1,301 4,475
Total 64,615 1,007 65,621 618 636 1,254 549 6,019 52,661 126,105
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 69,276 5,876 75,152 40,130 24,754 64,884 16,503 6,847 20,059 183,445
Mackerel 4,242 1,275 5,517 0 1,419 1,419 4,810 1,979 40,005 53,731
Swordfish 1,180 0 1,180 0 0 0 0 0 23 1,203
Tuna 750 59 809 0 0 0 179 0 26 1,013
Alewife 753 347 1,100 48 2,699 2,747 111 1 0 3,960
Eel 59 4 63 19 129 148 69 0 49 329
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 9 6 15 0 621 621 160 0 3 799
Capelin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 187 33,443 33,630
Other 343 13 356 11 6 17 299 2 13 686
Total 76,611 7,582 84,194 40,207 29,628 69,836 22,131 9,016 93,621 278,797
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 10,002 88 10,090 486 667 1,152 1,595 2,369 16,373 31,579
Oyster (1) 21 42 63 0 240 240 3,996 0 0 4,299
Scallop (2) 73,655 77 73,732 2,303 557 2,860 455 1,159 4,367 82,573
Squid 28 15 43 0 0 0 0 0 2,524 2,567
Mussel (3) 0 104 104 0 55 55 0 55 0 214
Lobster 23,062 2,795 25,857 2,295 4,427 6,722 9,152 3,838 1,910 47,479
Shrimp 26,309 0 26,309 0 6,998 6,998 0 22,347 120,425 176,078
Crab, Queen 9,921 8,142 18,062 3 11,792 11,794 2,551 15,289 55,656 103,353
Crab, Other 1,108 719 1,827 393 2,227 2,620 2,864 1,850 1,338 10,500
Sea urchin 258 0 258 1,124 0 1,124 0 166 769 2,318
Other 2,777 0 2,777 1,271 0 1,271 17 1,676 3,939 9,679
Total 147,139 11,982 159,121 7,876 26,963 34,839 20,630 48,749 207,300 470,639
Seafish/Shellfish 288,365 20,571 308,936 48,701 57,227 105,928 43,309 63,785 353,582 875,540
Others
Marine plants 23,218 0 23,218 12,088 0 12,088 5,733 0 0 41,039
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 81 1,784 1,865
Miscellaneous 329 0 329 0 0 0 0 0 2,270 2,599
Total 23,548 0 23,548 12,088 0 12,088 5,733 81 4,054 45,503
GRAND TOTAL (4) 311,913 20,571 332,484 60,789 57,227 118,016 49,042 63,865 357,636 921,043

(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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