Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2011 VALUE OF ATLANTIC COAST COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY REGION
(thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic
Maritimes Gulf Total Maritimes Gulf Total Total Total Total Total
Groundfish
Atlantic Cod 5,056 34 5,090 26 14 40 42 819 11,229 17,221
Haddock 24,890 0 24,890 x 0 x 0 x 128 25,019
Redfish spp. 8,090 153 8,243 0 12 12 0 309 1,529 10,094
Halibut (Atlantic) 19,146 312 19,458 129 464 593 394 3,416 3,152 27,013
Flatfishes 2,908 109 3,016 9 1 10 150 1,284 3,724 8,185
Greenland turbot 65 30 96 x x 7 1 6,843 52,232 59,179
Pollock x x 4,852 46 0 46 0 0 174 5,072
Hake 8,547 9 8,556 x x 20 0 8 238 8,821
Cusk 456 0 456 x 0 x 0 0 x x
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 87 0 87 0 0 0 0 1 148 237
Dogfish 37 0 37 0 0 0 0 x 0 x
Other x x 3,436 x x x 1 18 x 4,237
Total 77,562 655 78,217 232 511 743 589 12,699 73,324 165,572
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 12,112 3,114 15,226 4,079 6,428 10,508 3,425 2,275 6,526 37,959
Mackerel 483 8 491 0 677 677 1,470 1,039 7,255 10,931
Swordfish 10,413 0 10,413 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Tuna 6,438 670 7,108 0 x x 2,979 x 300 10,515
Alewife 617 53 671 30 698 729 135 x 0 1,534
Eel 64 52 116 x x 714 611 173 296 1,910
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 1 5 7 0 386 386 61 39 0 493
Silversides 0 94 94 0 0 0 213 0 0 307
Shark 123 1 124 0 0 0 1 4 x x
Capelin 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x 5,387 5,739
Other 5,569 0 5,569 x x x 2 x 55 5,986
Total 35,822 3,997 39,819 4,468 9,160 13,629 8,895 3,754 19,939 86,035
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 2,717 33 2,751 x x 1,085 x 1,391 x 43,795
Oyster (1) 0 x x 0 x x 4,787 0 0 5,800
Scallop (2) 85,352 283 85,635 2,798 902 3,700 1,123 1,470 2,565 94,494
Squid x x 1 0 0 0 0 0 101 102
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 x x 0 57 0 x
Lobster 340,940 29,205 370,145 51,132 56,074 107,206 84,322 40,669 16,895 619,238
Shrimp 53,651 0 53,651 46 8,457 8,502 0 29,947 219,154 311,254
Crab, Queen 78,145 19,786 97,930 0 33,854 33,854 7,122 59,809 250,977 449,693
Crab, Other 527 619 1,146 187 1,435 1,622 1,921 1,720 103 6,512
Whelks x 0 x 0 x x x 1,603 7,796 9,463
Cockles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Sea cucumber 1,065 0 1,065 x 0 x 0 495 x 2,675
Sea urchin 989 0 989 2,542 0 2,542 0 1,280 490 5,300
Other 0 0 0 19 0 19 0 0 0 19
Total 563,446 50,068 613,514 57,669 102,241 159,910 101,213 138,443 536,612 1,549,692
Subtotal 676,830 54,720 731,550 62,369 111,912 174,281 110,697 154,895 629,875 1,801,298
Others
Marine plants 441 0 441 915 0 915 410 0 0 1,765
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 707 709
Miscellaneous (4) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 11,396 11,398
Total 442 0 442 915 0 915 410 3 12,103 13,872
GRAND TOTAL (5) 677,272 54,720 731,992 63,284 111,912 175,196 111,106 154,898 641,978 1,815,170

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) Miscellaneous includes seal value.
(5) Totals may not add up due to rounding.
Source: Economic Analysis and Statistics, DFO, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E6

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