Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2015 VALUE OF ATLANTIC COAST COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY REGION
(thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic
Maritimes Gulf Total Maritimes Gulf Total Total Total Total Total
Groundfish
Atlantic Cod 3,442 28 3,470 x x x x 687 13,812 17,980
Haddock 26,053 0 26,053 x 0 x 0 x 444 26,497
Redfish spp. 6,441 0 6,441 0 x x 0 x 8,591 15,227
Halibut (Atlantic) 37,060 907 37,967 343 378 721 555 4,570 6,983 50,795
Flatfishes 2,519 130 2,649 1 0 2 69 1,094 9,893 13,706
Greenland turbot x x x 0 x x 0 9,499 67,020 76,580
Pollock 4,855 0 4,855 0 0 0 0 0 180 5,034
Hake 6,743 4 6,747 0 x x x x 228 6,981
Cusk x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x 175
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 x
Skate x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 45 106
Dogfish x x x 0 0 0 0 x x x
Other 2,955 28 2,984 x x x x 9 55 3,048
Total 90,359 1,102 91,461 344 390 734 631 16,055 107,251 216,132
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 14,135 2,086 16,221 6,274 5,100 11,374 2,145 2,352 6,680 38,772
Mackerel 4,536 331 4,868 x x 2,137 675 934 331 8,944
Swordfish 12,940 0 12,940 0 0 0 0 0 0 12,940
Tuna 4,832 1,429 6,261 0 37 37 2,907 141 210 9,556
Alewife x x 428 x x x x 0 0 2,238
Eel 92 10 102 x x 499 420 0 148 1,170
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt x x 0 0 116 116 3 0 0 120
Silversides 0 0 0 0 0 0 424 0 0 424
Shark 286 0 286 0 0 0 0 0 0 286
Capelin 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x 10,220 10,326
Other 15,916 0 15,916 932 0 932 x x 43 16,894
Total 53,164 3,858 57,022 9,907 7,005 16,913 6,662 3,442 17,632 101,670
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 30,205 15 30,220 1,272 497 1,769 790 1,241 32,349 66,369
Oyster (1) 0 x 226 0 x x x 0 0 4,259
Scallop (2) 167,292 204 167,496 10,031 555 10,586 892 1,666 3,434 184,074
Squid x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x 2
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 649,332 46,427 695,759 131,063 96,571 227,634 148,919 73,951 32,797 1,179,060
Shrimp x x 92,846 0 16,713 16,713 0 49,484 387,718 546,761
Crab, Queen 38,949 34,320 73,268 0 70,297 70,297 14,479 86,366 256,469 500,880
Crab, Other 761 394 1,155 x x 1,822 2,006 1,357 132 6,473
Whelks x 0 x 0 0 0 x 1,465 5,024 6,594
Cockles x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x 75
Sea cucumber 1,170 0 1,170 x 0 x 0 x 2,213 4,661
Sea urchin x 0 x 3,547 0 3,547 0 x 941 7,984
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 980,762 82,286 1,063,048 146,646 186,518 333,164 170,771 219,053 721,154 2,507,190
Subtotal 1,124,286 87,245 1,211,531 156,897 193,913 350,811 178,065 238,549 846,037 2,824,993
Others
Marine plants 10 0 10 571 0 571 0 0 0 581
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 85 85
Miscellaneous (4) 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 14,562 14,569
Total 16 0 16 571 0 571 0 0 14,647 15,235
GRAND TOTAL (5) 1,124,302 87,245 1,211,547 157,469 193,913 351,382 178,065 238,550 860,684 2,840,228

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 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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