Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2011 VALUE OF ATLANTIC & PACIFIC COASTS COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY PROVINCE
(thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic Total British Columbia Total Canada
Groundfish
Cod 5,090 40 42 819 11,229 17,221 1,827 19,048
Haddock 24,890 x 0 x 128 25,019 0 25,019
Redfish spp. 8,243 12 0 309 1,529 10,094 18,746 28,840
Halibut 19,458 593 394 3,416 3,152 27,013 36,951 63,964
Flatfishes 3,016 10 150 1,284 3,724 8,185 4,801 12,986
Greenland turbot 96 7 1 6,843 52,232 59,179 0 59,179
Pollock 4,852 46 0 0 174 5,072 1,021 6,093
Hake 8,556 20 0 8 238 8,821 11,301 20,122
Cusk 456 x 0 0 x x 0 x
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 87 0 0 1 148 237 1,289 1,526
Dogfish 37 0 0 x 0 x 520 x
Other 3,436 x 1 18 x 4,237 23,128 27,365
Total 78,217 743 589 12,699 73,324 165,572 99,584 265,156
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 15,226 10,508 3,425 2,275 6,526 37,959 2,417 40,376
Mackerel 491 677 1,470 1,039 7,255 10,931 0 10,931
Swordfish 10,413 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Tuna 7,108 x 2,979 x 300 10,515 23,382 33,897
Alewife 671 729 135 x 0 1,534 0 1,534
Eel 116 714 611 173 296 1,910 0 1,910
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 47,945 47,945
Smelt 7 386 61 39 0 493 0 493
Silversides 94 0 213 0 0 307 0 307
Shark 124 0 1 4 x x 0 x
Capelin 0 x 0 x 5,387 5,739 0 5,739
Other 5,569 x 2 x 55 5,986 2,360 8,346
Total 39,819 13,629 8,895 3,754 19,939 86,035 76,104 162,139
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 2,751 1,085 x 1,391 x 43,795 40,609 84,404
Oyster (1) x x 4,787 0 0 5,800 0 5,800
Scallop (2) 85,635 3,700 1,123 1,470 2,565 94,494 50 94,544
Squid 1 0 0 0 101 102 0 102
Mussel (3) 0 x 0 57 0 x 0 x
Lobster 370,145 107,206 84,322 40,669 16,895 619,238 0 619,238
Shrimp 53,651 8,502 0 29,947 219,154 311,254 1,701 312,955
Crab, Queen 97,930 33,854 7,122 59,809 250,977 449,693 0 449,693
Crab, Other 1,146 1,622 1,921 1,720 103 6,512 27,022 33,534
Whelks x x x 1,603 7,796 9,463 0 9,463
Cockles 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Sea cucumber 1,065 x 0 495 x 2,675 3,485 6,160
Sea urchin 989 2,542 0 1,280 490 5,300 3,298 8,598
Other 0 19 0 0 0 19 32,878 32,897
Total 613,514 159,910 101,213 138,443 536,612 1,549,692 109,043 1,658,735
Subtotal 731,550 174,281 110,697 154,895 629,875 1,801,298 284,731 2,086,029
Others
Marine plants 441 915 410 0 0 1,765 0 1,765
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 2 707 709 0 709
Miscellaneous (4) 1 0 0 1 11,396 11,398 2 11,400
Total 442 915 410 3 12,103 13,872 2 13,874
GRAND TOTAL (5) 731,992 175,196 111,106 154,898 641,978 1,815,170 284,733 2,099,903

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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