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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2008 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 12,791 423 13,214 33 176 209 158 3,119 28,355 45,055
Haddock 26,178 2 26,180 2 0 2 0 0 379 26,561
Redfish spp. 4,064 52 4,116 0 22 22 0 241 840 5,219
Halibut (Atlantic) 12,733 98 12,830 38 269 307 57 1,762 3,031 17,987
Flatfishes 2,367 525 2,892 59 5 64 195 501 8,078 11,730
Greenland turbot 783 7 790 0 68 68 0 5,786 17,790 24,434
Pollock 4,293 0 4,293 107 0 107 0 0 374 4,774
Hake 11,359 10 11,370 12 2 14 0 12 1,169 12,564
Cusk 591 0 591 0 0 0 0 0 1 592
Catfish 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 3
Skate 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 2 363 380
Dogfish 501 0 501 0 0 0 0 0 1 502
Other 1,729 3 1,732 0 10 10 5 7 584 2,338
Total 77,403 1,120 78,523 252 554 805 415 11,431 60,964 152,138
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 9,693 1,163 10,856 3,809 6,489 10,298 3,062 959 5,279 30,454
Mackerel 907 451 1,358 1 738 740 1,240 1,021 7,525 11,884
Swordfish 8,683 0 8,683 0 0 0 0 0 120 8,803
Tuna 8,996 1,607 10,603 0 0 0 3,631 5 4 14,243
Alewife 479 96 575 36 1,277 1,313 173 0 0 2,062
Eel 7,377 54 7,430 306 502 808 202 349 173 8,962
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 0 21 21 0 359 359 61 106 4 552
Silversides 0 0 0 0 0 0 407 0 0 407
Shark 166 0 166 0 0 0 0 2 2 170
Capelin 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 397 9,673 10,075
Other 55 0 55 0 0 0 0 152 32 238
Total 36,356 3,392 39,748 4,153 9,370 13,523 8,777 2,991 22,812 87,850
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 841 43 884 171 672 843 1,561 1,432 28,356 33,076
Oyster (1) 1 69 69 0 721 721 3,370 0 0 4,161
Scallop (2) 85,375 127 85,503 3,294 925 4,219 796 1,550 757 92,824
Squid 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 222 230
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 100 100 0 93 0 192
Lobster 332,468 31,277 363,744 37,106 51,982 89,089 95,387 43,290 27,942 619,451
Shrimp 38,933 0 38,933 2 5,829 5,831 0 25,330 187,822 257,916
Crab, Queen 40,622 25,995 66,618 0 47,956 47,956 11,633 51,365 179,515 357,087
Crab, Other 297 628 925 200 1,564 1,763 1,902 1,713 350 6,652
Whelks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,257 6,638 7,894
Cockles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 143 143
Sea cucumber 423 0 423 427 0 427 0 53 396 1,298
Sea urchin 834 0 834 3,034 0 3,034 0 769 53 4,690
Other 0 0 0 24 0 24 0 0 0 25
Total 499,802 58,138 557,940 44,258 109,748 154,006 114,650 126,850 432,194 1,385,640
Subtotal 613,561 62,650 676,211 48,663 119,672 168,335 123,841 141,271 515,970 1,625,628
Others
Marine plants 819 0 819 1,401 2 1,403 260 0 0 2,482
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 2,331 2,363
Miscellaneous (4) 29 0 29 0 0 0 0 233 12,346 12,608
Total 848 0 848 1,401 2 1,403 260 265 14,677 17,454
GRAND TOTAL (5) 614,409 62,650 677,059 50,064 119,674 169,738 124,102 141,537 530,647 1,643,082

(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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