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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2006 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 6,924 468 213 2,744 17,063 27,412 960 28,371
Haddock 16,798 5 0 0 157 16,960 0 16,960
Redfish spp. 7,416 2 0 353 6,476 14,248 18,394 32,642
Halibut 1,201 76 14 150 393 1,832 7,277 9,109
Flatfishes 2,502 36 213 716 1,913 5,380 11,356 16,737
Greenland turbot 438 35 0 2,885 11,264 14,623 0 14,623
Pollock 3,959 92 0 1 844 4,896 3,114 8,010
Hake 14,341 23 0 4 2,046 16,414 96,198 112,612
Cusk 881 0 0 0 2 883 0 883
Catfish 69 0 0 0 0 69 0 69
Skate 106 0 0 6 1,162 1,274 1,429 2,703
Dogfish 2,439 0 0 1 0 2,440 2,417 4,857
Other 2,277 58 19 11 1,729 4,094 6,966 11,060
Total 59,351 796 459 6,872 43,049 110,526 148,111 258,637
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 59,890 57,181 13,743 4,346 24,942 160,101 23,370 183,471
Mackerel 2,592 1,513 3,541 2,031 44,283 53,959 0 53,959
Swordfish 1,405 0 0 0 0 1,405 0 1,405
Tuna 998 0 239 0 11 1,247 4,755 6,002
Alewife 1,172 2,946 279 0 0 4,398 0 4,398
Eel 77 108 87 65 80 417 0 417
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 24,287 24,287
Smelt 10 789 80 49 0 927 0 927
Silversides 0 0 551 0 0 551 0 551
Shark 265 0 0 2 6 273 0 273
Capelin 0 689 0 1,519 39,985 42,194 0 42,194
Other 55 7 1 40 40 143 584 727
Total 66,464 63,233 18,521 8,052 109,346 265,615 52,996 318,611
Shellfish
Clams / quahaugs 1,885 778 1,310 1,782 20,804 26,560 2,425 28,985
Oyster (1) 79 264 2,062 0 0 2,405 0 2,405
Scallop (2) 57,095 2,356 419 1,167 2,352 63,389 18 63,407
Squid 43 0 0 0 6,879 6,923 0 6,923
Mussel (3) 0 101 0 50 0 151 0 151
Lobster 31,595 7,874 9,435 3,461 2,642 55,008 0 55,008
Shrimp 28,013 8,492 0 19,336 122,541 178,383 766 179,149
Crab, Queen 10,775 12,655 3,431 15,524 47,261 89,646 0 89,646
Crab, Other 1,308 2,134 2,914 2,088 706 9,151 3,871 13,022
Whelks 0 0 10 1,630 4,151 5,792 0 5,792
Cockles 0 0 0 0 10,362 10,362 0 10,362
Sea cucumber 788 1,122 0 0 582 2,492 967 3,459
Sea urchin 337 946 0 690 273 2,246 3,136 5,382
Other 19 98 0 1 0 118 2,296 2,413
Total 131,936 36,822 19,581 45,730 218,554 452,625 13,479 466,104
Subtotal 257,751 100,851 38,561 60,654 370,950 828,766 214,586 1,043,352
Others
Marine plants 27,000 10,948 5,244 0 0 43,191 0 43,191
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 36 1,099 1,135 0 1,135
Miscellaneous 3 0 0 0 2,406 2,410 319 2,729
Total 27,003 10,948 5,244 36 3,506 46,736 319 47,055
GRAND TOTAL (4) 284,754 111,798 43,805 60,689 374,456 875,502 214,905 1,090,407

(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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