Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2015 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 1,458 22 1,480 x x x x 477 10,271 12,234
Haddock 17,460 0 17,460 x 0 x 0 x 229 17,689
Redfish spp. 5,971 0 5,972 0 x x 0 x 4,253 10,406
Halibut (Atlantic) 2,651 68 2,718 25 38 63 41 475 645 3,942
Flatfishes 1,612 130 1,742 1 0 1 30 374 6,977 9,124
Greenland turbot x x x 0 x x 0 2,969 11,052 14,059
Pollock 3,855 0 3,855 0 0 0 0 0 191 4,046
Hake 7,842 6 7,848 0 x x x x 230 8,089
Cusk x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x 200
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 x
Skate x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 179 241
Dogfish x x x 0 0 0 0 x x x
Other 2,150 90 2,240 x x x x 12 47 2,299
Total 43,292 319 43,611 25 53 78 77 4,489 34,075 82,330
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 40,939 5,638 46,576 15,459 12,540 27,999 5,295 7,516 26,813 114,200
Mackerel 852 332 1,183 x x 571 643 1,045 701 4,143
Swordfish 1,579 0 1,579 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,579
Tuna 574 76 650 0 3 3 187 11 27 879
Alewife x x 434 x x x x 0 0 2,202
Eel 19 2 21 x x 93 96 0 30 241
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt x x 0 0 112 112 2 0 0 114
Silversides 0 0 0 0 0 0 254 0 0 254
Shark 89 0 89 0 0 0 0 0 1 89
Capelin 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x 36,500 36,942
Other 27 0 27 13 0 13 x x 25 67
Total 44,511 6,049 50,560 16,610 14,251 30,861 6,534 8,657 64,098 160,709
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 16,424 9 16,433 427 160 586 470 1,051 12,752 31,292
Oyster (1) 0 x 48 0 x x x 0 0 1,370
Scallop (2) 55,233 64 55,297 3,294 209 3,503 290 588 1,382 61,061
Squid x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x 15
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 45,355 3,900 49,255 9,229 9,125 18,354 14,615 5,900 2,751 90,875
Shrimp x x 25,711 0 5,556 5,556 0 18,371 84,965 134,603
Crab, Queen 12,036 5,586 17,623 0 11,600 11,600 2,431 14,767 47,099 93,519
Crab, Other 435 326 761 x x 1,451 1,699 1,106 150 5,167
Whelks x 0 x 0 0 0 x 937 2,564 3,607
Cockles x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x 124
Sea cucumber 2,551 0 2,551 x 0 x 0 x 2,297 6,504
Sea urchin x 0 x 996 0 996 0 x 508 2,319
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 157,984 10,129 168,113 15,057 28,009 43,067 20,740 44,034 154,503 430,455
Subtotal 245,787 16,497 262,284 31,693 42,313 74,006 27,350 57,180 252,675 673,495
Others
Marine plants 150 0 150 11,429 0 11,429 0 0 0 11,579
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 33
Miscellaneous 644 0 644 0 0 0 0 1 2,215 2,860
Total 794 0 794 11,429 0 11,429 0 1 2,248 14,472
GRAND TOTAL (4) 246,581 16,497 263,078 43,122 42,313 85,435 27,350 57,181 254,923 687,967

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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