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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2007 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 5,725 295 6,020 24 265 289 70 2,492 17,861 26,732
Haddock 18,904 1 18,906 0 0 0 0 0 332 19,238
Redfish spp. 6,592 35 6,626 0 8 8 0 84 2,496 9,214
Halibut (Atlantic) 1,401 11 1,412 10 63 72 7 238 292 2,022
Flatfishes 2,003 459 2,462 32 30 62 213 688 5,677 9,102
Greenland turbot 723 9 732 0 103 103 0 3,029 9,834 13,698
Pollock 5,719 2 5,721 155 0 155 0 2 1,065 6,943
Hake 13,627 15 13,642 25 3 28 0 7 1,684 15,362
Cusk 1,043 0 1,043 0 0 0 0 0 3 1,046
Catfish 73 0 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 73
Skate 254 0 254 0 0 0 0 5 1,284 1,544
Dogfish 2,384 0 2,384 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,384
Other 1,624 3 1,627 0 8 8 3 6 719 2,362
Total 60,072 829 60,902 246 479 725 293 6,552 41,247 109,719
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 51,441 8,618 60,059 41,265 27,283 68,548 12,994 3,522 22,659 167,782
Mackerel 2,357 479 2,837 0 1,423 1,423 2,782 1,750 44,602 53,394
Swordfish 1,327 0 1,327 0 0 0 0 0 21 1,348
Tuna 715 36 751 0 0 0 175 0 14 940
Alewife 633 77 710 77 2,519 2,597 146 0 0 3,453
Eel 30 9 39 2 116 118 94 65 66 383
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 5 29 34 0 703 703 56 29 0 822
Silversides 0 0 0 0 0 0 495 0 0 495
Shark 169 1 170 0 0 0 0 2 4 177
Capelin 0 0 0 0 430 430 0 1,118 36,051 37,599
Other 99 0 99 11 0 11 0 55 29 193
Total 56,777 9,249 66,026 41,356 32,474 73,830 16,743 6,539 103,446 266,584
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 437 38 475 151 515 666 1,162 1,424 18,781 22,507
Oyster (1) 3 88 91 0 221 221 2,043 0 0 2,355
Scallop (2) 61,260 74 61,334 1,472 461 1,933 454 911 704 65,337
Squid 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 228 244
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 310 310 0 8 0 318
Lobster 23,188 2,752 25,940 2,735 5,088 7,823 9,056 3,485 2,566 48,870
Shrimp 30,497 0 30,497 0 8,494 8,494 0 18,147 130,404 187,541
Crab, Queen 5,396 5,118 10,515 0 11,510 11,510 3,303 15,138 50,206 90,672
Crab, Other 487 779 1,266 342 2,050 2,392 2,945 2,159 542 9,304
Whelks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,313 3,977 5,290
Cockles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,144 1,144
Sea cucumber 734 0 734 1,067 0 1,067 0 0 190 1,991
Sea urchin 414 0 414 912 0 912 0 761 157 2,244
Other 4 0 4 18 0 18 0 2 0 25
Total 122,436 8,850 131,286 6,697 28,650 35,347 18,963 43,347 208,898 437,842
Subtotal 239,285 18,929 258,214 48,299 61,603 109,902 35,999 56,438 353,592 814,145
Others
Marine plants 4,395 0 4,395 11,504 0 11,504 3,482 0 0 19,382
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 444 454
Miscellaneous 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2,380 2,381
Total 4,397 0 4,397 11,504 0 11,504 3,482 9 2,824 22,216
GRAND TOTAL (4) 243,682 18,929 262,611 59,804 61,603 121,406 39,481 56,447 356,416 836,361

(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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