Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2012 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 2,151 5 34 474 8,334 10,998 1,265 12,263
Haddock 9,224 0 0 0 106 9,330 0 9,330
Redfish spp. 13,220 3 0 422 1,330 14,976 16,584 31,560
Halibut 1,791 67 24 377 626 2,885 3,694 6,579
Flatfishes 1,731 2 73 504 2,971 5,281 10,075 15,356
Greenland turbot 61 2 0 2,856 10,512 13,432 0 13,432
Pollock x x 0 0 339 5,777 5,131 10,908
Hake 11,345 x x 14 255 11,614 46,913 58,527
Cusk 495 0 0 0 2 497 0 497
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 273 0 0 3 551 826 979 1,805
Dogfish x 0 0 x 0 65 876 941
Other 3,754 13 x x 390 4,184 3,780 7,964
Total 49,548 93 131 4,676 25,416 79,865 89,297 169,162
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 46,612 25,467 9,040 7,952 24,918 113,990 9,390 123,380
Mackerel 683 524 1,465 1,177 2,619 6,468 3 6,471
Swordfish 1,485 0 0 0 0 1,485 0 1,485
Tuna 574 x x x 26 772 1,391 2,163
Alewife 569 1,282 96 0 0 1,946 0 1,946
Eel 23 161 128 0 64 375 0 375
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 8,988 8,988
Smelt 2 249 8 0 0 260 0 260
Silversides x 0 x 0 0 422 0 422
Shark x 0 0 x 1 67 0 67
Capelin 0 x 0 x 31,153 31,777 0 31,777
Other x 19 0 x 11 59 12,574 12,633
Total 50,263 27,859 11,093 9,615 58,792 157,622 32,346 189,968
Shellfish
Clams / quahaugs 1,221 x 1,185 1,026 x 26,516 1,421 27,937
Oyster (1) 60 155 1,617 0 0 1,833 0 1,833
Scallop (2) 48,708 1,854 482 681 1,581 53,306 3 53,309
Squid 32 0 0 x x 49 0 49
Mussel (3) 0 x 0 x 0 x 0 x
Lobster 43,049 13,484 12,147 3,987 2,123 74,790 0 74,790
Shrimp 21,368 6,087 0 18,742 102,678 148,874 431 149,305
Crab, Queen 17,927 9,218 1,714 13,528 50,462 92,849 0 92,849
Crab, Other 1,065 1,661 1,942 1,722 81 6,471 2,942 9,413
Whelks 1 0 11 1,432 4,910 6,353 0 6,353
Cockles 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Sea cucumber 2,178 x 0 1,441 x 5,922 0 5,922
Sea urchin 330 989 0 687 519 2,524 1,543 4,067
Other 0 10 0 0 0 10 1,522 1,532
Total 135,939 35,156 19,098 43,244 186,252 419,689 7,862 427,551
Subtotal 235,751 63,108 30,322 57,535 270,460 657,175 129,505 786,680
Others
Marine plants x 11,372 2,009 x 0 13,833 0 13,833
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 2 112 114 0 114
Miscellaneous x 0 0 x 2,800 2,800 14 2,814
Total 452 11,372 2,009 2 2,913 16,747 14 16,761
GRAND TOTAL (4) 236,203 74,480 32,330 57,536 273,373 673,922 129,519 803,441

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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