Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2011 ATLANTIC & PACIFIC COASTS COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY PROVINCE
(metric tonnes, live weight)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic Total British
Columbia
Total
Canada
Groundfish
Cod 2,561 24 22 686 9,747 13,038 1,895 14,933
Haddock 15,063 x 0 x 132 15,196 0 15,196
Redfish spp. 10,358 11 0 374 3,069 13,811 18,039 31,850
Halibut 1,589 60 33 451 456 2,590 4,136 6,726
Flatfishes 1,900 7 79 756 5,601 8,343 10,026 18,369
Greenland turbot 57 4 1 2,853 11,049 13,964 0 13,964
Pollock 5,304 42 0 0 190 5,536 4,039 9,575
Hake 10,751 18 0 11 272 11,052 45,687 56,739
Cusk 463 x 0 0 x x 0 x
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 119 0 0 3 594 716 1,359 2,075
Dogfish 125 0 0 x 0 x 961 x
Other 3,271 x 2 29 x 3,919 3,833 7,752
Total 51,561 187 137 5,163 31,712 88,758 89,975 178,733
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 58,128 34,591 10,608 6,265 24,875 134,468 7,751 142,219
Mackerel 416 905 1,509 1,345 7,359 11,534 1 11,535
Swordfish 1,536 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Tuna 491 x 160 x 26 690 4,371 5,061
Alewife 779 1,315 130 x 0 2,224 0 2,224
Eel 21 111 100 21 52 305 0 305
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 20,671 20,671
Smelt 3 343 62 39 0 447 0 447
Silversides 86 0 232 0 0 318 0 318
Shark 71 0 0 2 x x 0 x
Capelin 0 x 0 x 30,166 32,687 0 32,687
Other 25 x 3 x 82 114 13,428 13,542
Total 61,556 38,723 12,804 8,753 62,580 184,416 46,222 230,638
Shellfish
Clams / quahaugs 1,462 589 x 1,343 x 27,252 2,098 29,350
Oyster (1) x x 1,959 0 0 2,247 0 2,247
Scallop (2) 55,093 2,233 484 672 1,420 59,902 8 59,910
Squid 39 0 0 0 90 129 0 129
Mussel (3) 0 x 0 16 0 x 0 x
Lobster 39,382 12,389 9,284 3,989 1,934 66,978 0 66,978
Shrimp 25,019 6,442 0 20,348 98,997 150,807 486 151,293
Crab, Queen 15,798 4,493 993 10,137 52,951 84,372 0 84,372
Crab, Other 1,230 1,926 2,172 1,813 137 7,279 2,947 10,226
Whelks x x x 1,405 6,067 7,537 0 7,537
Cockles 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Sea cucumber 2,627 x 0 1,073 x 5,671 1,141 6,812
Sea urchin 372 929 0 670 284 2,254 2,551 4,805
Other 0 10 0 0 0 10 2,373 2,383
Total 141,116 30,306 15,993 41,465 186,598 415,478 11,604 427,082
Subtotal 254,232 69,215 28,934 55,380 280,889 688,652 147,801 836,453
Others
Marine plants 4,444 12,545 1,855 0 0 18,844 0 18,844
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 85 86 0 86
Miscellaneous 0 0 0 0 2,948 2,949 12 2,961
Total 4,444 12,545 1,855 1 3,033 21,878 12 21,890
GRAND TOTAL (4) 258,677 81,760 30,789 55,381 283,923 710,530 147,813 858,343

 

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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