Seafisheries

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PRELIMINARY

2016 VALUE OF ATLANTIC & PACIFIC COASTS COMMERCIAL LANDINGS, BY PROVINCE
(thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick PEI Quebec NFL Atlantic Total British Columbia Total Canada
Groundfish
Cod 3,625 8 12 766 23,376 27,786 1,723 29,509
Haddock 23,976 x 0 x 938 24,914 0 24,914
Redfish spp. 6,348 x 0 x 6,796 13,329 25,536 38,865
Halibut 40,434 1,029 735 6,031 8,423 56,653 63,990 120,642
Flatfishes 2,588 3 50 1,139 12,661 16,442 6,946 23,388
Greenland turbot x x 0 9,915 57,086 67,049 0 67,049
Pollock 4,331 x 0 x 346 4,677 1,071 5,749
Hake 8,189 4 0 5 514 8,712 18,280 26,991
Cusk 147 0 0 x x 147 0 147
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate x 0 0 x 131 163 965 1,129
Dogfish x 0 0 x x 23 117 139
Other 1,329 x 0 x 121 1,465 33,379 34,844
Total 91,064 1,068 797 18,038 110,393 221,360 152,007 373,367
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 20,571 14,211 3,158 2,321 8,198 48,459 15,594 64,053
Mackerel 1,585 235 1,386 834 2,727 6,768 0 6,768
Swordfish x 0 0 0 x 17,950 0 17,950
Tuna 5,374 32 2,685 139 143 8,372 9,082 17,454
Alewife 611 371 70 0 0 1,052 0 1,052
Eel 137 720 571 0 198 1,625 0 1,625
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 62,930 62,930
Smelt x 277 x 0 0 284 0 284
Silversides x 0 x 0 0 391 0 391
Shark 272 0 0 x x 273 0 273
Capelin 0 x 0 x 13,504 13,563 0 13,563
Other 14,213 x 0 x 58 15,272 0 15,272
Total 60,539 16,904 8,148 3,296 25,123 114,010 87,606 201,616
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 47,379 2,191 x 1,337 x 91,788 32,769 124,557
Oyster (1) 237 x 1,527 0 0 x 0 x
Scallop (2) 140,981 12,235 x x 3,528 159,526 0 159,526
Squid 1 0 0 0 207 208 0 208
Mussel (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 729,982 270,682 182,775 76,303 36,593 1,296,336 0 1,296,336
Shrimp 81,131 16,307 0 48,889 276,064 422,391 22,514 444,906
Crab, Queen 111,135 80,721 15,708 111,222 274,011 592,796 0 592,796
Crab, Other 1,820 x 2,027 1,571 x 7,202 44,898 52,100
Whelks x 0 0 x 3,934 6,790 0 6,790
Cockles x 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Sea cucumber 0 x 0 x 2,472 4,146 3,574 7,719
Sea urchin 1,640 8,247 0 3,559 1,043 14,489 8,041 22,530
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 261 261
Total 1,114,653 392,164 203,770 249,056 639,293 2,598,937 112,057 2,710,994
Subtotal 1,266,256 410,136 212,715 270,390 774,809 2,934,306 351,670 3,285,976
Others
Marine plants x 612 63 0 0 x 0 x
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Miscellaneous (4) x 0 0 1 x 14,665 0 14,665
Total 7 612 63 1 14,713 15,396 0 15,396
GRAND TOTAL (5) 1,266,263 410,748 212,778 270,391 789,522 2,949,702 351,670 3,301,372

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: Department of Fisheries and Oceans (2017). Zonal Interchange File [database]. Ottawa

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