Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2012 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 4,491 11 83 619 9,425 14,629 1,220 15,849
Haddock 19,975 0 0 0 105 20,080 0 20,080
Redfish spp. 9,180 3 0 402 2,250 11,835 17,659 29,494
Halibut 21,794 754 245 3,076 5,150 31,019 33,011 64,030
Flatfishes 2,628 3 147 888 3,889 7,555 4,532 12,087
Greenland turbot 78 2 0 7,733 50,209 58,022 0 58,022
Pollock x x 0 0 215 6,050 1,296 7,346
Hake 8,481 x x 8 222 8,711 11,604 20,315
Cusk 487 0 0 0 3 489 0 489
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 189 0 0 1 226 417 889 1,306
Dogfish x 0 0 x 0 0 515 515
Other 3,952 8 x x 491 4,456 24,618 29,074
Total 77,089 783 475 12,732 72,185 163,263 95,344 258,607
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 15,798 11,594 5,467 3,197 8,239 44,295 5,140 49,435
Mackerel 879 486 1,356 820 1,989 5,529 1 5,530
Swordfish 10,631 0 0 0 0 10,631 0 10,631
Tuna 8,579 x x x 231 11,643 6,171 17,814
Alewife 412 1,018 128 0 0 1,558 0 1,558
Eel 150 1,231 985 0 434 2,800 0 2,800
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 24,268 24,268
Smelt 6 384 18 0 0 408 0 408
Silversides x 0 x 0 0 685 0 685
Shark x 0 0 x 0 104 0 104
Capelin 0 x 0 x 6,656 6,773 0 6,773
Other x 4,399 0 x 20 23,098 2,040 25,138
Total 55,590 19,360 10,821 4,184 17,569 107,524 37,620 145,144
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 2,284 x 2,031 943 x 41,000 26,172 67,172
Oyster (1) 237 527 4,434 0 0 5,199 0 5,199
Scallop (2) 103,978 4,524 1,152 1,568 3,041 114,263 21 114,284
Squid 1 0 0 x x 17 0 17
Mussel (3) 0 x 0 x 0 x 0 x
Lobster 382,201 107,219 112,421 41,602 19,355 662,798 0 662,798
Shrimp 52,927 10,561 0 33,923 247,783 345,193 1,399 346,592
Crab, Queen 90,828 50,792 9,442 61,160 216,921 429,143 0 429,143
Crab, Other 1,149 1,700 1,900 1,661 62 6,473 27,345 33,818
Whelks 1 0 10 1,776 6,955 8,742 0 8,742
Cockles 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Sea cucumber 1,059 x 0 918 x 3,613 0 3,613
Sea urchin 956 2,854 0 1,636 972 6,418 1,934 8,352
Other 0 21 0 0 0 21 23,286 23,307
Total 635,622 179,978 131,390 145,188 530,938 1,623,116 80,157 1,703,273
Subtotal 768,301 200,120 142,686 162,104 620,692 1,893,903 213,121 2,107,024
Others
Marine plants x 654 546 x 0 1,343 0 1,343
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 11 704 715 0 715
Miscellaneous (4) x 0 0 x 11,548 11,553 2 11,555
Total 148 654 546 11 12,252 13,611 2 13,613
GRAND TOTAL (5) 768,450 200,774 143,232 162,115 632,944 1,907,514 213,123 2,120,637

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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