Seafisheries

Note: The Following pages, when printed, may be larger than the standard paper size, resulting in multiple pages.

Due to the width of this table it may be necessary to scroll to the right of the page.

PRELIMINARY

2015 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 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 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
Mackerel 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 50,560 30,861 6,534 8,657 64,098 160,709 44,491 205,200
Shellfish
Clams / quahaugs 16,433 586 470 1,051 12,752 31,292 1,832 33,124
Oyster (1) 48 x x 0 0 1,370 0 1,370
Scallop (2) 55,297 3,503 290 588 1,382 61,061 0 61,061
Squid x 0 0 0 x 15 16 31
Mussel (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 cucumber 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 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
Others
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 794 11,429 0 1 2,248 14,472 0 14,472
GRAND TOTAL (4) 263,078 85,435 27,350 57,181 254,923 687,967 149,779 837,746

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

Download Table s2015pq_e

For a PDF version of this document, please send an E-mail request to
infostat@dfo-mpo.gc.ca. Please indicate the page title in the request.