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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2006 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
Atlantic Cod 6,190 733 6,924 11 457 468 213 2,744 17,063 27,412
Haddock 16,797 1 16,798 5 0 5 0 0 157 16,960
Redfish spp. 7,321 95 7,416 0 2 2 0 353 6,476 14,248
Halibut (Atlantic) 1,190 11 1,201 9 67 76 14 150 393 1,832
Flatfishes 1,913 589 2,502 19 17 36 213 716 1,913 5,380
Greenland turbot 408 29 438 0 35 35 0 2,885 11,264 14,623
Pollock 3,955 4 3,959 87 5 92 0 1 844 4,896
Hake 14,318 23 14,341 22 1 23 0 4 2,046 16,414
Cusk 881 0 881 0 0 0 0 0 2 883
Catfish 69 0 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 69
Skate 105 0 106 0 0 0 0 6 1,162 1,274
Dogfish 2,439 0 2,439 0 0 0 0 1 0 2,440
Other 2,274 3 2,277 0 58 58 19 11 1,729 4,094
Total 57,861 1,490 59,351 153 643 796 459 6,872 43,049 110,526
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 50,645 9,246 59,890 28,574 28,607 57,181 13,743 4,346 24,942 160,101
Mackerel 1,578 1,014 2,592 25 1,488 1,513 3,541 2,031 44,283 53,959
Swordfish 1,405 0 1,405 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,405
Tuna 925 73 998 0 0 0 239 0 11 1,247
Alewife 762 410 1,172 28 2,919 2,946 279 0 0 4,398
Eel 67 10 77 7 101 108 87 65 80 417
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 4 6 10 0 789 789 80 49 0 927
Silversides 0 0 0 0 0 0 551 0 0 551
Shark 264 1 265 0 0 0 0 2 6 273
Capelin 0 0 0 0 689 689 0 1,519 39,985 42,194
Other 55 0 55 7 1 7 1 40 40 143
Total 55,704 10,759 66,464 28,640 34,593 63,233 18,521 8,052 109,346 265,615
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 1,829 56 1,885 249 529 778 1,310 1,782 20,804 26,560
Oyster (1) 14 64 79 0 264 264 2,062 0 0 2,405
Scallop (2) 57,019 77 57,095 2,058 298 2,356 419 1,167 2,352 63,389
Squid 43 0 43 0 0 0 0 0 6,879 6,923
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 101 101 0 50 0 151
Lobster 28,541 3,054 31,595 3,067 4,808 7,874 9,435 3,461 2,642 55,008
Shrimp 28,013 0 28,013 0 8,492 8,492 0 19,336 122,541 178,383
Crab, Queen 5,343 5,432 10,775 0 12,655 12,655 3,431 15,524 47,261 89,646
Crab, Other 644 664 1,308 244 1,890 2,134 2,914 2,088 706 9,151
Whelks 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1,630 4,151 5,792
Cockles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10,362 10,362
Sea cucumber 788 0 788 1,122 0 1,122 0 0 582 2,492
Sea urchin 337 0 337 946 0 946 0 690 273 2,246
Other 19 0 19 98 0 98 0 1 0 118
Total 122,589 9,347 131,936 7,785 29,038 36,822 19,581 45,730 218,554 452,625
Subtotal 236,154 21,597 257,751 36,578 64,273 100,851 38,561 60,654 370,950 828,766
Others
Marine plants 27,000 0 27,000 10,948 0 10,948 5,244 0 0 43,191
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 1,099 1,135
Miscellaneous 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2,406 2,410
Total 27,003 0 27,003 10,948 0 10,948 5,244 36 3,506 46,736
GRAND TOTAL (4) 263,157 21,597 284,754 47,525 64,273 111,798 43,805 60,689 374,456 875,502

(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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