Seafisheries landed quantity by region, 2017

Preliminary

2017 Atlantic Coast Commerical Landings, by Region
(metric tonnes, live weight)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick P.E.I. Quebec N.L. Atlantic
Maritimes Gulf Total Maritimes Gulf Total Total Total Total Total
Groundfish
Atlantic Cod 1,468 17 1,485 7 1 8 6 498 20,745 22,743
Haddock 18,459 1 18,460 x 0 x 0 x 554 19,015
Redfish spp. 7,184 0 7,184 0 0 0 0 52 5,286 12,522
Halibut (Atlantic) 2,777 64 2,840 29 106 135 57 649 822 4,502
Flatfishes 869 123 992 x 0 x x 514 8,122 9,637
Greenland turbot x x 32 0 0 0 0 1,514 9,791 11,336
Pollock 2,808 0 2,808 x 0 x x x 542 3,352
Hake 8,845 4 8,850 0 0 0 x x 314 9,169
Cusk x 0 x x 0 x 0 0 1 148
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate x x x 0 0 0 0 x 421 430
Dogfish 53 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 53
Other 899 0 899 0 0 0 0 12 47 958
Total Groundfish 43,550 208 43,758 42 107 148 71 3,244 46,646 93,866
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 37,724 3,335 41,059 16,056 13,578 29,635 3,240 5,586 21,303 100,822
Mackeral 1,889 613 2,503 x x 409 2,703 1,211 2,653 9,479
Swordfish 1,165 0 1,165 0 0 0 0 0 23 1,188
Tuna 631 66 697 0 x x 152 x 30 892
Alewife 650 202 852 366 396 762 62 0 0 1,676
Eel x x 17 12 52 64 68 0 36 185
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt x 0 x 0 x x 3 0 0 70
Silversides 0 0 0 0 0 0 178 0 0 178
Shark x x 90 x 0 x 0 x 8 98
Capelin x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 21,861 21,892
Other 43 0 43 5 0 5 0 0 16 64
Total Pelagics 42,219 4,218 46,437 16,603 14,340 30,943 6,405 6,830 45,931 136,545
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 30,593 14 30,606 464 x x 727 880 x 45,028
Oystertable note 1 x x 49 0 80 80 1,432 0 0 1,561
Scallop table note 2 49,998 0 49,998 3,759 0 3,759 0 684 1,503 55,943
Squid 52 0 52 0 0 0 0 0 313 365
Musseltable note 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 45,378 4,553 49,931 8,726 12,329 21,056 15,884 7,668 2,913 97,452
Shrimp 17,360 0 17,360 x x 4,660 0 11,698 47,728 81,446
Crab, Queen 7,589 8,602 16,191 0 19,017 19,017 4,144 19,502 33,605 92,458
Crab, Other x x 1,496 522 1,016 1,538 1,518 983 413 5,947
Whelks x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 899 x
Cockles x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Sea cucumbers 2,274 0 2,274 x 0 x 0 x 3,707 8,186
Sea urchin 190 0 190 832 0 832 0 674 569 2,265
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Shellfish 155,023 13,725 168,748 15,268 37,216 52,484 23,705 44,662 104,692 394,292
Subtotal 240,791 18,151 258,942 31,912 51,663 83,575 30,181 54,736 197,268 624,703
Other
Marine plants x 0 x 12,740 0 12,740 0 0 0 x
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Miscellaneous x 0 x 0 0 0 0 2 x 3,816
Total 1,437 0 1,437 12,740 0 12,740 0 2 2,510 16,689
Grand Total table note 4 242,228 18,151 260,380 44,653 51,663 96,316 30,181 54,737 199,778 641,392

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 (2018). Zonal Interchange File [database]. Ottawa

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