Seafisheries landed value by province, 2015

Preliminary

2015 Value of Atlantic & Pacific coast commerical landings, by province
(thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick P.E.I. Quebec N.L. Atlantic Total British Columbia Total Canada
Groundfish
Cod 3,470 x x 687 13,812 17,980 2,933 20,913
Haddock 26,053 x 0 x 444 26,497 0 26,497
Redfish spp. 6,441 x 0 x 8,591 15,227 26,235 41,462
Halibut 37,967 721 555 4,570 6,983 50,795 59,690 110,485
Flatfishes 2,649 2 69 1,094 9,893 13,706 6,622 20,328
Greenland turbot x x 0 9,499 67,020 76,580 0 76,580
Pollock 4,855 0 0 0 180 5,034 1,887 6,921
Hake 6,747 x x x 228 6,981 8,008 14,990
Cusk x 0 0 0 x 175 0 175
Catfish 0 0 0 x 0 x 0 x
Skate x 0 0 x 45 106 584 690
Dogfish x 0 0 x x x 236 x
Other 2,984 x x 9 55 3,048 40,183 43,231
Total groundfish 91,461 734 631 16,055 107,251 216,132 146,379 362,510
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 16,221 11,374 2,145 2,352 6,680 38,772 9,809 48,581
Mackeral 4,868 2,137 675 934 331 8,944 0 8,944
Swordfish 12,940 0 0 0 0 12,940 0 12,940
Tuna 6,261 37 2,907 141 210 9,556 13,754 23,310
Alewife 428 x x 0 0 2,238 0 2,238
Eel 102 499 420 0 148 1,170 0 1,170
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 45,072 45,072
Smelt 0 116 3 0 0 120 0 120
Silversides 0 0 424 0 0 424 0 424
Shark 286 0 0 0 0 286 0 286
Capelin 0 x 0 x 10,220 10,326 0 10,326
Other 15,916 932 x x 43 16,894 0 16,894
Total pelagics 57,022 16,913 6,662 3,442 17,632 101,670 68,634 170,305
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 30,220 1,769 790 1,241 32,349 66,369 33,427 99,796
Oystertable note 1 226 x x 0 0 4,259 0 4,259
Scallop table note 2 167,496 10,586 892 1,666 3,434 184,074 0 184,074
Squid x 0 0 0 x 2 28 29
Musseltable note 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 695,759 227,634 148,919 73,951 32,797 1,179,060 0 1,179,060
Shrimp 92,846 16,713 0 49,484 387,718 546,761 42,183 588,944
Crab, Queen 73,268 70,297 14,479 86,366 256,469 500,880 0 500,880
Crab, Other 1,155 1,822 2,006 1,357 132 6,473 54,743 61,216
Whelks x 0 x 1,465 5,024 6,594 0 6,594
Cockles x 0 0 0 x 75 0 75
Sea cucumbers 1,170 x 0 x 2,213 4,661 3,610 8,271
Sea urchin x 3,547 0 x 941 7,984 6,380 14,365
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 449 449
Total shellfish 1,063,048 333,164 170,771 219,053 721,154 2,507,190 140,820 2,648,010
Subtotal 1,211,531 350,811 178,065 238,549 846,037 2,824,993 355,833 3,180,825
Other
Marine plants 10 571 0 0 0 581 0 581
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 85 85 0 85
Miscellaneoustable note 4 6 0 0 0 14,562 14,569 0 14,569
Total other 16 571 0 0 14,647 15,235 0 15,235
Grand total table note 5 1,211,547 351,382 178,065 238,550 860,684 2,840,228 355,833 3,196,060

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

Miscellaneous includes seal value.

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Table note 5

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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