Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2012 VALUE OF ATLANTIC COAST COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY REGION
(thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NL Atlantic
Maritimes Gulf Total Maritimes Gulf Total Total Total Total Total
Groundfish
Atlantic Cod 4,447 44 4,491 0 11 11 83 619 9,425 14,629
Haddock 19,975 0 19,975 0 0 0 0 0 105 20,080
Redfish spp. 9,178 2 9,180 0 3 3 0 402 2,250 11,835
Halibut (Atlantic) 21,273 521 21,794 233 521 754 245 3,076 5,150 31,019
Flatfishes 2,508 120 2,628 x x 3 147 888 3,889 7,555
Greenland turbot 67 11 78 x x 2 0 7,733 50,209 58,022
Pollock x x x 0 x x 0 0 215 6,050
Hake x x 8,481 x x x x 8 222 8,711
Cusk 487 0 487 0 0 0 0 0 3 489
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 189 0 189 0 0 0 0 1 226 417
Dogfish x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 0 0
Other 3,845 107 3,952 0 8 8 x x 491 4,456
Total 76,280 809 77,089 236 546 783 475 12,732 72,185 163,263
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 11,856 3,942 15,798 3,521 8,072 11,594 5,467 3,197 8,239 44,295
Mackerel 857 21 879 x x 486 1,356 820 1,989 5,529
Swordfish 10,631 0 10,631 0 0 0 0 0 0 10,631
Tuna 7,310 1,269 8,579 0 x x x x 231 11,643
Alewife 307 105 412 93 925 1,018 128 0 0 1,558
Eel 102 48 150 61 1,170 1,231 985 0 434 2,800
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 1 5 6 x x 384 18 0 0 408
Silversides 0 x x 0 0 0 x 0 0 685
Shark x x x 0 0 0 0 x 0 104
Capelin 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x 6,656 6,773
Other x x x 4,399 0 4,399 0 x 20 23,098
Total 49,846 5,743 55,590 8,082 11,277 19,360 10,821 4,184 17,569 107,524
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 2,253 31 2,284 x x x 2,031 943 x 41,000
Oyster (1) 0 237 237 0 527 527 4,434 0 0 5,199
Scallop (2) 103,703 275 103,978 3,655 870 4,524 1,152 1,568 3,041 114,263
Squid 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 x x 17
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x 0 x
Lobster 344,822 37,379 382,201 47,345 59,874 107,219 112,421 41,602 19,355 662,798
Shrimp 52,927 0 52,927 5 10,556 10,561 0 33,923 247,783 345,193
Crab, Queen 62,261 28,567 90,828 0 50,792 50,792 9,442 61,160 216,921 429,143
Crab, Other 551 598 1,149 143 1,557 1,700 1,900 1,661 62 6,473
Whelks 1 0 1 0 0 0 10 1,776 6,955 8,742
Cockles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Sea cucumber 1,059 0 1,059 x 0 x 0 918 x 3,613
Sea urchin 956 0 956 2,854 0 2,854 0 1,636 972 6,418
Other 0 0 0 21 0 21 0 0 0 21
Total 568,535 67,087 635,622 55,505 124,473 179,978 131,390 145,188 530,938 1,623,116
Subtotal 694,661 73,640 768,301 63,824 136,297 200,120 142,686 162,104 620,692 1,893,903
Others
Marine plants x 0 x 650 4 654 546 x 0 1,343
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 704 715
Miscellaneous (4) x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 11,548 11,553
Total 148 0 148 650 4 654 546 11 12,252 13,611
GRAND TOTAL (5) 694,810 73,640 768,450 64,474 136,300 200,774 143,232 162,115 632,944 1,907,514

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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