Seafisheries landed quantity by province, 2017

Preliminary

2017 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 1,485 8 6 498 20,745 22,743 577 23,319
Haddock 18,460 x 0 x 554 19,015 0 19,015
Redfish spp. 7,184 0 0 52 5,286 12,522 16,820 29,343
Halibut 2,840 135 57 649 822 4,502 3,812 8,314
Flatfishes 992 x x 514 8,122 9,637 13,198 22,834
Greenland turbot 32 0 0 1,514 9,791 11,336 0 11,336
Pollock 2,808 x x x 542 3,352 3,384 6,735
Hake 8,850 0 x x 314 9,169 88,112 97,281
Cusk x x 0 0 1 148 0 148
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate x 0 0 x 421 430 438 868
Dogfish 53 0 0 0 0 53 100 153
Other 899 0 0 12 47 958 3,205 4,163
Total groundfish 43,758 148 71 3,244 46,646 93,866 129,645 223,511
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 41,059 29,635 3,240 5,586 21,303 100,822 24,471 125,294
Mackeral 2,503 409 2,703 1,211 2,653 9,479 0 9,479
Swordfish 1,165 0 0 0 23 1,188 0 1,188
Tuna 697 x 152 x 30 892 1,829 2,721
Alewife 852 762 62 0 0 1,676 0 1,676
Eel 17 64 68 0 36 185 0 185
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 12,893 12,893
Smelt x x 3 0 0 70 0 70
Silversides 0 0 178 0 0 178 0 178
Shark 90 x 0 x 8 98 0 98
Capelin x 0 0 x 21,861 21,892 0 21,892
Other 43 5 0 0 16 64 0 64
Total pelagics 46,437 30,943 6,405 6,830 45,931 136,545 39,193 175,738
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 30,606 x 727 880 x 45,028 1,986 47,014
Oystertable note 1 49 80 1,432 0 0 1,561 0 1,561
Scallop table note 2 49,998 3,759 0 684 1,503 55,943 0 55,943
Squid 52 0 0 0 313 365 0 365
Musseltable note 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 49,931 21,056 15,884 7,668 2,913 97,452 0 97,452
Shrimp 17,360 4,660 0 11,698 47,728 81,446 1,411 82,857
Crab, Queen 16,191 19,017 4,144 19,502 33,605 92,458 0 92,458
Crab, Other 1,496 1,538 1,518 983 413 5,947 3,802 9,749
Whelks x 0 0 x 899 x 0 x
Cockles x 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Sea cucumbers 2,274 x 0 x 3,707 8,186 1,736 9,922
Sea urchin 190 832 0 674 569 2,265 3,126 5,391
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 58 58
Total shellfish 168,748 52,484 23,705 44,662 104,692 394,292 12,120 406,412
Subtotal 258,942 83,575 30,181 54,736 197,268 624,703 180,957 805,660
Other
Marine plants x 12,740 0 0 0 x 0 x
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Miscellaneous x 0 0 2 x 3,816 0 3,816
Total 1,437 12,740 0 2 2,510 16,689 0 16,689
Grand Total table note 4 260,380 96,316 30,181 54,737 199,778 641,392 180,957 822,349

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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