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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2006 VALUE OF ATLANTIC COAST COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY REGION
(thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Total Quebec Total NFL Total Atlantic Total
Maritimes Gulf Total Maritimes Gulf Total
Groundfish
Atlantic Cod 12,773 889 13,661 24 599 623 253 2,909 19,711 37,158
Haddock 26,701 2 26,703 7 0 7 0 0 138 26,848
Redfish spp. 4,813 101 4,915 0 3 3 0 286 4,281 9,485
Halibut (Atlantic) 12,276 83 12,359 83 422 505 112 931 2,422 16,330
Flatfishes 2,750 680 3,430 30 18 49 418 707 1,415 6,019
Greenland turbot 1,199 39 1,238 0 63 63 0 4,923 30,198 36,422
Pollock 2,973 3 2,977 68 7 75 0 1 457 3,509
Hake 10,472 16 10,487 19 1 20 0 2 1,409 11,918
Cusk 785 0 785 0 0 0 0 0 2 787
Catfish 29 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 29
Skate 30 0 30 0 0 0 0 2 334 366
Dogfish 3,164 0 3,164 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,164
Other 2,261 2 2,263 0 33 33 10 6 2,667 4,979
Total 80,224 1,816 82,040 233 1,145 1,378 793 9,767 63,035 157,013
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 12,319 1,686 14,006 5,467 5,956 11,423 2,615 1,100 5,052 34,196
Mackerel 1,238 479 1,717 21 956 976 2,179 1,002 14,598 20,472
Swordfish 11,897 0 11,897 0 0 0 0 0 0 11,897
Tuna 10,467 1,287 11,754 0 0 0 3,322 0 80 15,155
Alewife 169 390 559 6 1,239 1,245 212 0 0 2,016
Eel 740 44 784 40 602 642 462 498 451 2,837
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 3 3 7 0 611 611 91 32 0 741
Silversides 0 0 0 0 0 0 615 0 0 615
Shark 239 2 241 0 0 0 0 3 3 247
Capelin 0 0 0 0 103 103 0 337 11,255 11,695
Other 78 0 78 6 0 6 1 307 79 470
Total 37,150 3,891 41,041 5,540 9,467 15,007 9,498 3,278 31,518 100,341
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 2,163 81 2,244 535 1,063 1,598 2,552 1,857 28,442 36,693
Oyster (1) 12 193 205 0 1,101 1,101 5,857 0 0 7,163
Scallop (2) 76,736 183 76,919 4,194 636 4,830 932 1,765 3,370 87,816
Squid 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 2,900 2,915
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 115 115 0 110 0 225
Lobster 342,834 37,306 380,140 36,800 55,118 91,918 109,194 43,145 28,689 653,085
Shrimp 45,825 0 45,825 0 7,361 7,361 0 18,874 162,069 234,129
Crab, Queen 15,232 17,178 32,410 0 33,237 33,237 9,481 39,592 100,760 215,480
Crab, Other 558 521 1,079 294 1,492 1,786 2,146 1,713 553 7,278
Whelks 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1,624 4,089 5,723
Cockles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11,209 11,209
Sea cucumber 313 0 313 445 0 445 0 0 321 1,079
Sea urchin 685 0 685 1,918 0 1,918 0 777 354 3,734
Other 31 0 31 191 0 191 0 0 0 221
Total 484,404 55,462 539,866 44,377 100,124 144,501 130,172 109,455 342,756 1,266,751
Subtotal 601,779 61,169 662,947 50,149 110,736 160,885 140,464 122,500 437,309 1,524,105
Others
Marine plants 2,488 0 2,488 910 0 910 1,513 0 0 4,911
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 71 2,181 2,252
Miscellaneous (4) 134 0 134 0 0 0 0 2 35,428 35,564
Total 2,622 0 2,622 910 0 910 1,513 72 37,610 42,727
GRAND TOTAL (5) 604,401 61,169 665,569 51,059 110,736 161,795 141,977 122,573 474,919 1,566,832

(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) Miscellaneous value includes seal value.
(5) Totals may not add up due to rounding.
Source: Statistics, DFO-Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E6

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