Seafisheries landed quantity by province, 2015

Preliminary

2015 Atlantic & Pacific coasts commercial landings by province
(metric tonnes, live weight)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick P.E.I. Quebec N.L. Atlantic Total British Columbia Total Canada
Groundfish
Cod 1,480 x x 477 10,271 12,234 1,460 13,695
Haddock 17,460 x 0 x 229 17,689 0 17,689
Redfish spp. 5,972 x 0 x 4,253 10,406 17,253 27,659
Halibut 2,718 63 41 475 645 3,942 3,710 7,652
Flatfishes 1,742 1 30 374 6,977 9,124 13,492 22,616
Greenland turbot x x 0 2,969 11,052 14,059 0 14,059
Pollock 3,855 0 0 0 191 4,046 4,531 8,577
Hake 7,848 x x x 230 8,089 41,604 49,692
Cusk x 0 0 0 x 200 0 200
Catfish 0 0 0 x 0 x 0 x
Skate x 0 0 x 179 241 536 776
Dogfish x 0 0 x x x 365 x
Other 2,240 x x 12 47 2,299 4,098 6,397
Total groundfish 43,611 78 77 4,489 34,075 82,330 87,049 169,379
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 46,576 27,999 5,295 7,516 26,813 114,200 20,129 134,329
Mackeral 1,183 571 643 1,045 701 4,143 0 4,143
Swordfish 1,579 0 0 0 0 1,579 0 1,579
Tuna 650 3 187 11 27 879 4,298 5,177
Alewife 434 x x 0 0 2,202 0 2,202
Eel 21 93 96 0 30 241 0 241
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 20,064 20,064
Smelt 0 112 2 0 0 114 0 114
Silversides 0 0 254 0 0 254 0 254
Shark 89 0 0 0 1 89 0 89
Capelin 0 x 0 x 36,500 36,942 0 36,942
Other 27 13 x x 25 67 0 67
Total pelagics 50,560 30,861 6,534 8,657 64,098 160,709 44,491 205,200
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 16,433 586 470 1,051 12,752 31,292 1,832 33,124
Oystertable note 1 48 x x 0 0 1,370 0 1,370
Scallop table note 2 55,297 3,503 290 588 1,382 61,061 0 61,061
Squid x 0 0 0 x 15 16 31
Musseltable note 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 49,255 18,354 14,615 5,900 2,751 90,875 0 90,875
Shrimp 25,711 5,556 0 18,371 84,965 134,603 6,168 140,771
Crab, Queen 17,623 11,600 2,431 14,767 47,099 93,519 0 93,519
Crab, Other 761 1,451 1,699 1,106 150 5,167 4,261 9,428
Whelks x 0 x 937 2,564 3,607 0 3,607
Cockles x 0 0 0 x 124 0 124
Sea cucumbers 2,551 x 0 x 2,297 6,504 1,692 8,197
Sea urchin x 996 0 x 508 2,319 4,069 6,387
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 201 201
Total shellfish 168,113 43,067 20,740 44,034 154,503 430,455 18,240 448,695
Subtotal 262,284 74,006 27,350 57,180 252,675 673,495 149,779 823,274
Other
Marine plants 150 11,429 0 0 0 11,579 0 11,579
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 33 33 0 33
Miscellaneous 644 0 0 1 2,215 2,860 0 2,860
Total other 794 11,429 0 1 2,248 14,472 0 14,472
Grand total table note 4 263,078 85,435 27,350 57,181 254,923 687,967 149,779 837,746

Table Notes

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Table note 1

Oyster: Atlantic includes wild and farmed data.

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Table note 2

Scallop includes meat with roe.

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Table note 3

PEI mussels are now classified under "aquaculture" because they are a farmed product.

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Table note 4

Totals may not add up due to rounding.

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Source: Department of Fisheries and Oceans (2016). Zonal Interchange File [database]. Ottawa

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