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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2005 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 6,090 971 7,061 71 327 398 278 2,203 16,274 26,214
Haddock 20,194 1 20,196 3 0 3 0 0 267 20,466
Redfish spp. 7,852 127 7,979 0 5 5 0 252 7,807 16,043
Halibut 1,071 15 1,087 11 58 69 15 171 427 1,769
Flatfishes 1,794 476 2,269 10 15 24 242 763 17,068 20,366
Greenland turbot 699 23 722 0 104 104 0 3,069 11,650 15,545
Pollock 7,494 2 7,496 78 0 78 0 0 508 8,082
Hake 13,807 32 13,839 18 2 20 1 8 2,122 15,991
Cusk 901 0 901 0 0 0 0 0 4 905
Catfish 111 0 111 0 0 0 0 1 0 111
Skate 257 0 257 0 0 0 0 22 1,510 1,790
Dogfish 2,202 0 2,202 66 0 66 0 0 1 2,269
Other 2,935 4 2,938 0 9 9 13 8 1,743 4,711
Total 65,406 1,650 67,056 255 521 776 549 6,497 59,382 134,262
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 45,575 9,159 54,734 26,252 36,164 62,417 15,392 5,395 25,507 163,445
Mackerel 2,691 2,544 5,234 0 1,502 1,502 5,338 1,221 42,661 55,956
Swordfish 1,552 0 1,552 0 0 0 0 0 32 1,584
Tuna 808 74 882 0 0 0 176 0 33 1,092
Alewife 568 46 613 51 2,826 2,878 168 0 0 3,658
Eel 49 7 56 3 102 105 61 72 71 366
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 7 14 21 0 666 666 277 123 1 1,088
Capelin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 558 36,394 36,952
Other 354 0 354 12 0 12 274 50 30 720
Total 51,604 11,843 63,447 26,319 41,261 67,580 21,686 7,418 104,730 264,862
Shellfish
Clams/quahaug 8,066 165 8,231 435 556 991 1,808 2,123 13,647 26,800
Oyster (1) 28 140 168 0 250 250 2,857 0 0 3,276
Scallop (2) 47,493 83 47,576 2,424 390 2,814 389 1,271 5,177 57,227
Squid 17 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 536 554
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 168 168 0 50 0 218
Lobster 26,787 2,826 29,613 3,173 4,295 7,468 8,459 3,461 2,616 51,616
Shrimp 28,542 0 28,542 0 6,555 6,555 0 17,422 114,851 167,371
Crab, Queen 8,149 7,459 15,608 0 16,136 16,136 3,428 16,327 43,956 95,455
Crab, Other 922 884 1,806 231 2,162 2,394 3,024 2,220 1,039 10,482
Sea urchin 360 0 360 1,236 0 1,236 0 182 495 2,273
Other 2,497 0 2,497 1,775 0 1,775 35 1,665 7,767 13,740
Total 122,863 11,556 134,419 9,275 30,513 39,787 20,000 44,720 190,085 429,012
Seafish/Shellfish 239,873 25,049 264,922 35,849 72,294 108,144 42,236 58,636 354,197 828,135
Others
Marine plants 25,441 0 25,441 11,155 0 11,155 5,176 0 0 41,772
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 1,271 1,334
Miscellaneous 244 0 244 0 0 0 0 0 1,944 2,187
Total 25,685 0 25,685 11,155 0 11,155 5,176 63 3,214 45,293
GRAND TOTAL (4) 265,558 25,049 290,607 47,004 72,294 119,299 47,412 58,699 357,412 873,429

(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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