Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2013 ATLANTIC COAST COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY REGION
(metric tonnes, live weight)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic
Maritimes Gulf Total Maritimes Gulf Total Total Total Total Total
Groundfish
Atlantic Cod 1,827 19 1,846 0 7 7 10 429 8,225 10,518
Haddock 8,204 0 8,204 x 0 x 0 0 x 8,286
Redfish spp. 6,189 0 6,189 0 x x 0 x 2,993 9,409
Halibut (Atlantic) 2,092 29 2,121 20 43 63 37 402 646 3,269
Flatfishes 2,327 148 2,475 x x 2 46 402 9,902 12,827
Greenland turbot x x x 0 x x 0 1,945 10,777 12,763
Pollock x x 3,716 x 0 x 0 x 149 3,866
Hake 8,974 3 8,977 0 x x 0 x 281 9,270
Cusk 391 0 391 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 x
Skate 146 0 146 0 0 0 0 2 153 301
Dogfish x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 0 6
Other 3,886 98 3,984 x x 31 0 30 162 4,207
Total 37,796 300 38,096 22 94 116 93 3,437 33,371 75,113
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 41,157 5,140 46,296 18,384 15,524 33,908 7,902 8,427 29,569 126,102
Mackerel 403 47 450 0 766 766 825 1,356 5,169 8,566
Swordfish 1,505 0 1,505 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,505
Tuna 524 66 589 0 10 10 153 7 27 785
Alewife 402 85 487 39 752 791 40 0 0 1,317
Eel x x x 13 155 168 115 x 37 352
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt x x x 0 303 303 19 x x 350
Silversides 0 x x 0 0 0 x 0 0 458
Shark 61 1 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 61
Capelin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 291 30,019 30,310
Other 48 0 48 19 0 19 x 43 x 131
Total 44,111 5,436 49,547 18,455 17,509 35,964 9,422 10,161 64,844 169,938
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 1,088 6 1,094 x x x 897 1,235 x 27,080
Oyster (1) 0 66 66 0 275 275 1,641 0 0 1,982
Scallop (2) 59,059 117 59,176 2,541 472 3,014 424 596 1,474 64,684
Squid 27 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 27
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x 0 x
Lobster 35,326 4,395 39,721 6,197 9,324 15,521 12,957 4,287 2,200 74,686
Shrimp 24,745 0 24,745 0 5,676 5,676 0 20,661 97,201 148,283
Crab, Queen 12,240 6,227 18,467 0 11,113 11,113 1,960 15,891 50,634 98,065
Crab, Other 325 512 837 74 1,428 1,501 1,853 1,402 79 5,672
Whelks x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 4,744   6,302
Cockles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Sea cucumber 1,990 0 1,990 x 0 x 0 1,153 x 4,871
Sea urchin x 0 x 1,041 0 1,041 0 x 658 2,540
Other 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 0 0 7
Total 135,179 11,324 146,503 11,310 28,743 40,053 19,732 47,244 181,402 434,933
Subtotal 217,085 17,060 234,145 29,786 46,347 76,133 29,247 60,843 279,617 679,984
Others
Marine plants 332 0 332 12,232 0 12,232 2,278 0 0 14,842
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Miscellaneous 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,240 3,240
Total 332 0 332 12,232 0 12,232 2,278 0 3,240 18,083
GRAND TOTAL (4) 217,417 17,060 234,477 42,018 46,347 88,365 31,525 60,843 282,857 698,067

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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