Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2014 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 2,348 23 2,371 0 4 4 7 438 10,180 13,001
Haddock 15,732 0 15,732 0 0 0 x x 304 16,037
Redfish spp. 6,805 0 6,805 0 x x 0 x 2,086 8,948
Halibut (Atlantic) 2,166 34 2,200 x x 106 24 453 835 3,617
Flatfishes 1,964 151 2,115 x x 0 7 383 8,246 10,751
Greenland turbot x 0 x 0 x x 0 2,977 11,290 14,312
Pollock 2,875 0 2,875 0 0 0 0 0 328 3,204
Hake 8,034 7 8,040 0 x x x 5 405 8,451
Cusk x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 x
Skate 105 0 105 0 0 0 0 1 208 314
Dogfish 54 0 54 0 0 0 0 x x 54
Other 2,186 41 2,226 0 x x 32 x 79 2,363
Total 42,523 256 42,779 21 105 127 69 4,326 33,963 81,263
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 40,013 4,878 44,891 17,037 14,495 31,532 6,127 6,329 25,731 114,610
Mackerel 703 67 770 0 449 449 522 1,367 3,432 6,540
Swordfish 1,609 0 1,609 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,609
Tuna 493 78 571 0 x x 153 x 23 763
Alewife 524 173 697 270 541 811 54 0 0 1,562
Eel x x x 12 120 132 x x 42 311
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 0 0 0 0 120 120 4 0 0 124
Silversides 0 x x 0 0 0 x 0 0 449
Shark x x 64 0 x x 0 x x 64
Capelin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 28,847 28,867
Other 34 0 34 7 0 7 0 x x 63
Total 43,448 5,374 48,822 17,325 15,730 33,055 7,262 7,726 58,098 154,964
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 2,068 3 2,071 x x 481 521 1,120 22,675 26,869
Oyster (1) x x x 0 x x 1,034 0 0 1,258
Scallop (2) 63,694 78 63,772 3,216 341 3,557 x x 1,492 69,745
Squid 22 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 22
Mussel (3) 0 x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
Lobster 47,235 4,300 51,534 9,686 10,550 20,236 13,518 5,353 2,138 92,779
Shrimp x x 24,872 0 5,635 5,635 0 18,298 80,853 129,658
Crab, Queen 12,142 7,045 19,187 0 9,655 9,655 1,544 15,956 49,761 96,103
Crab, Other 426 579 1,005 130 1,036 1,166 1,774 1,244 87 5,277
Whelks x x x 0 0 0 x 952 2,424 3,491
Cockles x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Sea cucumber 1,719 0 1,719 x 0 x 0 x x 5,379
Sea urchin 270 0 270 1,073 0 1,073 0 495 539 2,377
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 152,443 12,200 164,643 15,363 27,502 42,865 18,760 45,794 161,156 433,218
Subtotal 238,414 17,830 256,245 32,710 43,337 76,047 26,092 57,846 253,216 669,445
Others
Marine plants 214 4 218 11,923 0 11,923 2,219 0 0 14,360
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 40
Miscellaneous 80 0 80 0 0 0 0 0 2,704 2,784
Total 294 4 298 11,923 0 11,923 2,219 0 2,744 17,184
GRAND TOTAL (4) 238,708 17,834 256,542 44,633 43,337 87,970 28,310 57,846 255,960 686,629

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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