Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2013 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 3,154 15 22 591 8,215 11,997 1,757 13,754
Haddock 11,938 x 0 0 x 12,015 0 12,015
Redfish spp. 4,912 x 0 x 5,907 11,005 23,091 34,096
Halibut 28,411 714 382 3,171 5,576 38,254 44,491 82,745
Flatfishes 3,610 3 98 977 14,697 19,386 9,085 28,471
Greenland turbot x x 0 5,970 50,257 56,293 0 56,293
Pollock 3,739 x 0 x 93 3,832 2,351 6,183
Hake 6,827 x 0 x 233 7,066 16,659 23,725
Cusk 348 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Catfish 0 0 0 x 0 x 0 x
Skate 118 0 0 1 42 160 872 1,032
Dogfish x 0 0 x 0 2 250 252
Other 4,458 13 0 6 272 4,749 22,422 27,171
Total 67,581 752 503 10,905 85,368 165,109 120,978 286,087
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 17,240 14,211 3,639 2,927 8,149 46,167 7,725 53,892
Mackerel 319 626 622 1,079 2,836 5,482 3 5,485
Swordfish 12,302 0 0 0 0 12,302 0 12,302
Tuna 7,263 169 2,305 89 175 10,002 13,617 23,619
Alewife 267 666 51 0 0 985 0 985
Eel x 943 659 x 196 1,998 0 1,998
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 23,967 23,967
Smelt x 371 33 x x 455 0 455
Silversides x 0 x 0 0 756 0 756
Shark 122 0 0 0 0 122 0 122
Capelin 0 0 0 48 6,021 6,069 0 6,069
Other 19,771 6,703 x 254 x 26,771 121 26,892
Total 57,541 23,689 7,918 4,540 17,421 111,108 45,433 156,541
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 2,169 x 1,405 1,225 x 41,933 34,469 76,402
Oyster (1) 415 1,081 5,923 0 0 7,419 0 7,419
Scallop (2) 157,547 7,607 1,008 1,634 3,281 171,077 4 171,081
Squid 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Mussel (3) 0 x 0 x 0 x 0 x
Lobster 414,184 123,673 85,787 39,306 17,526 680,476 0 680,476
Shrimp 66,441 7,205 0 31,353 237,263 342,261 2,165 344,426
Crab, Queen 75,707 55,228 9,743 74,033 219,458 434,170 0 434,170
Crab, Other 979 1,653 1,989 1,479 61 6,161 31,478 37,639
Whelks x 0 0 x 6,646 8,587 0 8,587
Cockles 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Sea cucumber 965 x 0 868 x 2,861 0 2,861
Sea urchin x 3,569 0 x 1,159 7,412 2,631 10,043
Other 0 16 0 0 0 16 18,906 18,922
Total 719,448 202,022 105,856 153,482 522,515 1,703,324 89,653 1,792,977
Subtotal 844,569 226,464 114,277 168,927 625,304 1,979,541 256,064 2,235,605
Others
Marine plants 108 638 745 0 0 1,491 0 1,491
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Miscellaneous (4) 0 0 0 0 14,563 14,563 84 14,647
Total 108 638 745 0 14,563 16,054 84 16,138
GRAND TOTAL (5) 844,677 227,102 115,021 168,927 639,868 1,995,595 256,148 2,251,743

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 value 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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