Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2011 ATLANTIC COAST COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY REGION
(metric tonnes, live weight)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic
Maritimes Gulf Total Maritimes Gulf Total Total Total Total Total
Groundfish
Atlantic Cod 2,529 31 2,561 16 8 24 22 686 9,747 13,038
Haddock 15,063 0 15,063 x 0 x 0 x 132 15,196
Redfish spp. 10,205 152 10,358 0 11 11 0 374 3,069 13,811
Halibut (Atlantic) 1,556 33 1,589 11 49 60 33 451 456 2,590
Flatfishes 1,783 116 1,900 6 1 7 79 756 5,601 8,343
Greenland turbot 44 14 57 x x 4 1 2,853 11,049 13,964
Pollock x x 5,304 42 0 42 0 0 190 5,536
Hake 10,739 12 10,751 x x 18 0 11 272 11,052
Cusk 463 0 463 x 0 x 0 0 x x
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 119 0 119 0 0 0 0 3 594 716
Dogfish 125 0 125 0 0 0 0 x 0 x
Other x x 3,271 x x x 2 29 x 3,919
Total 51,187 373 51,561 97 90 187 137 5,163 31,712 88,758
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 49,798 8,331 58,128 17,519 17,072 34,591 10,608 6,265 24,875 134,468
Mackerel 409 7 416 0 905 905 1,509 1,345 7,359 11,534
Swordfish 1,536 0 1,536 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Tuna 461 30 491 0 x x 160 x 26 690
Alewife 707 72 779 35 1,280 1,315 130 x 0 2,224
Eel 12 9 21 x x 111 100 21 52 305
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 1 2 3 0 343 343 62 39 0 447
Silversides 0 86 86 0 0 0 232 0 0 318
Shark 70 0 71 0 0 0 0 2 x x
Capelin 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x 30,166 32,687
Other 25 0 25 x x x 3 x 82 114
Total 53,019 8,537 61,556 17,556 21,167 38,723 12,804 8,753 62,580 184,416
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 1,444 18 1,462 x x 589 x 1,343 x 27,252
Oyster (1) 0 x x 0 x x 1,959 0 0 2,247
Scallop (2) 54,973 121 55,093 1,827 406 2,233 484 672 1,420 59,902
Squid x x 39 0 0 0 0 0 90 129
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 x x 0 16 0 x
Lobster 36,447 2,935 39,382 5,396 6,993 12,389 9,284 3,989 1,934 66,978
Shrimp 25,019 0 25,019 21 6,421 6,442 0 20,348 98,997 150,807
Crab, Queen 13,042 2,756 15,798 0 4,493 4,493 993 10,137 52,951 84,372
Crab, Other 499 731 1,230 167 1,760 1,926 2,172 1,813 137 7,279
Whelks x 0 x 0 x x x 1,405 6,067 7,537
Cockles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Sea cucumber 2,627 0 2,627 x 0 x 0 1,073 x 5,671
Sea urchin 372 0 372 929 0 929 0 670 284 2,254
Other 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 10
Total 134,522 6,594 141,116 9,574 20,732 30,306 15,993 41,465 186,598 415,478
Subtotal 238,729 15,504 254,232 27,227 41,988 69,215 28,934 55,380 280,889 688,652
Others
Marine plants 4,444 0 4,444 12,545 0 12,545 1,855 0 0 18,844
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 85 86
Miscellaneous 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,948 2,949
Total 4,444 0 4,444 12,545 0 12,545 1,855 1 3,033 21,878
GRAND TOTAL (4) 243,173 15,504 258,677 39,772 41,988 81,760 30,789 55,381 283,923 710,530

x Suppressed to meet confidentiality requirements
(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: Economic Analysis and Statistics, DFO, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E6

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