Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2014 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 2,371 4 7 438 10,180 13,001 1,260 14,261
Haddock 15,732 0 x x 304 16,037 0 16,037
Redfish spp. 6,805 x 0 x 2,086 8,948 16,179 25,127
Halibut 2,200 106 24 453 835 3,617 3,619 7,236
Flatfishes 2,115 0 7 383 8,246 10,751 15,561 26,312
Greenland turbot x x 0 2,977 11,290 14,312 0 14,312
Pollock 2,875 0 0 0 328 3,204 7,601 10,805
Hake 8,040 x x 5 405 8,451 37,437 45,888
Cusk x 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Catfish 0 0 0 x 0 x 0 x
Skate 105 0 0 1 208 314 847 1,160
Dogfish 54 0 0 x x 54 221 275
Other 2,226 x 32 x 79 2,363 3,330 5,693
Total 42,779 127 69 4,326 33,963 81,263 86,054 167,318
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 44,891 31,532 6,127 6,329 25,731 114,610 23,177 137,787
Mackerel 770 449 522 1,367 3,432 6,540 0 6,540
Swordfish 1,609 0 0 0 0 1,609 0 1,609
Tuna 571 x 153 x 23 763 4,780 5,543
Alewife 697 811 54 0 0 1,562 0 1,562
Eel x 132 x x 42 311 0 311
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 35,473 35,473
Smelt 0 120 4 0 0 124 0 124
Silversides x 0 x 0 0 449 0 449
Shark 64 x 0 x x 64 0 64
Capelin 0 0 0 20 28,847 28,867 0 28,867
Other 34 7 0 x x 63 0 63
Total 48,822 33,055 7,262 7,726 58,098 154,964 63,430 218,394
Shellfish
Clams / quahaugs 2,071 481 521 1,120 22,675 26,869 1,866 28,735
Oyster (1) x x 1,034 0 0 1,258 0 1,258
Scallop (2) 63,772 3,557 x x 1,492 69,745 0 69,745
Squid 22 0 0 0 0 22 8 30
Mussel (3) x 0 0 0 0 x 0 x
Lobster 51,534 20,236 13,518 5,353 2,138 92,779 0 92,779
Shrimp 24,872 5,635 0 18,298 80,853 129,658 2,143 131,801
Crab, Queen 19,187 9,655 1,544 15,956 49,761 96,103 0 96,103
Crab, Other 1,005 1,166 1,774 1,244 87 5,277 3,862 9,138
Whelks x 0 x 952 2,424 3,491 0 3,491
Cockles x 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Sea cucumber 1,719 x 0 x x 5,379 1,688 7,068
Sea urchin 270 1,073 0 495 539 2,377 3,850 6,227
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 67
Total 164,643 42,865 18,760 45,794 161,156 433,218 13,484 446,702
Subtotal 256,245 76,047 26,092 57,846 253,216 669,445 162,969 832,414
Others
Marine plants 218 11,923 2,219 0 0 14,360 0 14,360
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 40 40 0 40
Miscellaneous 80 0 0 0 2,704 2,784 0 2,784
Total 298 11,923 2,219 0 2,744 17,184 0 17,184
GRAND TOTAL (4) 256,542 87,970 28,310 57,846 255,960 686,629 162,969 849,597

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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