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Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2009 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 4,516 67 4,583 29 9 38 14 840 14,473 19,948
Haddock 23,128 0 23,129 4 0 4 0 0 263 23,395
Redfish spp. 9,005 94 9,099 0 9 9 0 346 2,662 12,117
Halibut (Atlantic) 1,408 26 1,434 7 35 42 18 329 563 2,387
Flatfishes 1,401 231 1,633 23 2 26 77 486 8,444 10,666
Greenland turbot 61 8 69 0 4 4 0 3,220 10,416 13,709
Pollock 5,086 0 5,087 120 0 120 0 0 311 5,518
Hake 12,194 15 12,208 14 1 15 1 17 703 12,944
Cusk 575 0 575 0 0 0 0 0 3 578
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 36 0 37 0 0 0 0 8 1,085 1,130
Dogfish 154 0 154 0 0 0 0 0 0 154
Other 2,687 4 2,692 0 17 17 1 22 357 3,089
Total 60,253 446 60,699 197 78 274 112 5,269 39,281 105,635
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 58,340 8,000 66,340 18,606 23,738 42,343 14,046 4,576 27,872 155,178
Mackerel 1,111 343 1,454 5 1,757 1,762 2,463 2,316 34,237 42,231
Swordfish 1,292 0 1,292 0 0 0 0 0 7 1,299
Tuna 429 87 516 0 0 0 173 9 10 708
Alewife 476 0 476 25 2,516 2,541 226 0 0 3,243
Eel 18 1 20 0 111 111 57 21 42 251
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 0 0 0 0 624 624 83 246 0 954
Silversides 0 21 21 0 0 0 468 0 0 488
Shark 114 0 114 0 0 0 0 1 7 122
Capelin 0 0 0 0 1,367 1,367 0 762 33,230 35,359
Other 97 0 97 5 0 5 0 44 16 161
Total 61,877 8,452 70,329 18,640 30,112 48,752 17,516 7,976 95,420 239,994
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 723 38 760 130 496 626 1,714 1,680 24,692 29,472
Oyster (1) 0 37 37 0 222 222 1,910 0 0 2,168
Scallop (2) 58,215 79 58,294 2,034 434 2,468 455 993 712 62,921
Squid 42 3 44 0 0 0 0 0 643 687
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 34 34 0 20 0 54
Lobster 28,475 2,981 31,457 3,892 6,459 10,351 10,322 3,711 2,501 58,342
Shrimp 20,025 0 20,025 2 7,033 7,036 0 21,856 89,041 137,957
Crab, Queen 11,605 4,554 16,159 0 10,371 10,371 1,971 15,348 53,459 97,308
Crab, Other 487 599 1,086 99 2,099 2,197 2,092 1,977 309 7,661
Whelks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,320 5,181 6,501
Cockles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,123 1,123
Sea cucumber 1,833 0 1,833 933 0 933 0 595 511 3,872
Sea urchin 410 0 410 925 0 925 0 346 18 1,699
Other 0 0 0 14 0 14 0 0 0 14
Total 121,813 8,291 130,104 8,029 27,148 35,177 18,465 47,845 178,189 409,779
Subtotal 243,943 17,189 261,132 26,866 57,338 84,204 36,093 61,089 312,890 755,408
Others
Marine plants 31,087 0 31,087 12,205 0 12,205 8 0 0 43,300
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 78 80
Miscellaneous 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2,656 2,657
Total 31,088 0 31,088 12,205 0 12,205 8 1 2,735 46,037
GRAND TOTAL (4) 275,031 17,189 292,220 39,071 57,338 96,408 36,100 61,091 315,625 801,445

(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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