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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2006 VALUE OF ATLANTIC & PACIFIC COASTS COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY PROVINCE
(thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic Total British Columbia Total Canada
Groundfish
Cod 13,661 623 253 2,909 19,711 37,158 1,288 38,446
Haddock 26,703 7 0 0 138 26,848 0 26,848
Redfish spp. 4,915 3 0 286 4,281 9,485 25,372 34,857
Halibut 12,359 505 112 931 2,422 16,330 54,852 71,182
Flatfishes 3,430 49 418 707 1,415 6,019 7,953 13,971
Greenland turbot 1,238 63 0 4,923 30,198 36,422 0 36,422
Pollock 2,977 75 0 1 457 3,509 1,442 4,951
Hake 10,487 20 0 2 1,409 11,918 26,902 38,821
Cusk 785 0 0 0 2 787 0 787
Catfish 29 0 0 0 0 29 0 29
Skate 30 0 0 2 334 366 391 757
Dogfish 3,164 0 0 0 0 3,164 1,467 4,631
Other 2,263 33 10 6 2,667 4,979 38,063 43,043
Total 82,040 1,378 793 9,767 63,035 157,013 157,730 314,743
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 14,006 11,423 2,615 1,100 5,052 34,196 19,352 53,548
Mackerel 1,717 976 2,179 1,002 14,598 20,472 0 20,473
Swordfish 11,897 0 0 0 0 11,897 0 11,897
Tuna 11,754 0 3,322 0 80 15,155 13,216 28,371
Alewife 559 1,245 212 0 0 2,016 0 2,016
Eel 784 642 462 498 451 2,837 0 2,837
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 61,532 61,532
Smelt 7 611 91 32 0 741 0 741
Silversides 0 0 615 0 0 615 0 615
Shark 241 0 0 3 3 247 0 247
Capelin 0 103 0 337 11,255 11,695 0 11,695
Other 78 6 1 307 79 470 327 796
Total 41,041 15,007 9,498 3,278 31,518 100,341 94,427 194,768
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 2,244 1,598 2,552 1,857 28,442 36,693 34,613 71,306
Oyster (1) 205 1,101 5,857 0 0 7,163 0 7,163
Scallop (2) 76,919 4,830 932 1,765 3,370 87,816 106 87,922
Squid 15 0 0 0 2,900 2,915 0 2,915
Mussel (3) 0 115 0 110 0 225 0 225
Lobster 380,140 91,918 109,194 43,145 28,689 653,085 0 653,085
Shrimp 45,825 7,361 0 18,874 162,069 234,129 2,630 236,759
Crab, Queen 32,410 33,237 9,481 39,592 100,760 215,480 0 215,480
Crab, Other 1,079 1,786 2,146 1,713 553 7,278 21,312 28,590
Whelks 0 0 10 1,624 4,089 5,723 0 5,723
Cockles 0 0 0 0 11,209 11,209 0 11,209
Sea cucumber 313 445 0 0 321 1,079 1,662 2,741
Sea urchin 685 1,918 0 777 354 3,734 4,513 8,247
Other 31 191 0 0 0 221 37,260 37,482
Total 539,866 144,501 130,172 109,455 342,756 1,266,751 102,096 1,368,848
Subtotal 662,947 160,885 140,464 122,500 437,309 1,524,105 354,253 1,878,359
Others
Marine plants 2,488 910 1,513 0 0 4,911 0 4,911
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 71 2,181 2,252 0 2,252
Miscellaneous (4) 134 0 0 2 35,428 35,564 41 35,605
Total 2,622 910 1,513 72 37,610 42,727 41 42,768
GRAND TOTAL (5) 665,569 161,795 141,977 122,573 474,919 1,566,832 354,295 1,921,127

(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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