Seafisheries landed quantity by region, 2018

Preliminary

2018 Atlantic Coast Commerical Landings, by Region
(metric tonnes, live weight)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick P.E.I.
Total
Quebec
Total
N.L.
Total
Atlantic
Total
Maritimes Gulf Total Maritimes Gulf Total
Groundfish
Atlantic Cod 1,240 13 1,253 x x 7 6 547 16,260 18,073
Haddock 17,063 0 17,064 1 0 1 0 0 229 17,294
Redfish spp. 6,284 0 6,284 0 x x 0 x 5,983 12,354
Halibut (Atlantic) 3,581 63 3,644 31 94 125 64 634 816 5,283
Flatfishes x x 764 x x x x 328 8,601 9,698
Greenland turbot 31 0 31 0 0 0 0 1,072 10,457 11,560
Pollock 3,360 0 3,360 x 0 x x x 343 3,707
Hake 6,401 1 6,402 2 0 2 0 10 364 6,779
Cusk 135 0 135 x 0 x 0 0 x 135
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 47 0 47 0 0 0 0 0 920 967
Dogfish 45 0 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 45
Other x x 808 11 0 11 0 x x 857
Total Groundfish 39,675 162 39,837 54 98 151 70 2,694 44,000 86,752
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 41,063 2,669 43,732 25,085 9,356 34,441 2,170 4,506 14,167 99,017
Mackeral 1,491 47 1,538 x x 289 2,069 1,266 5,625 10,787
Swordfish 782 0 782 0 0 0 0 0 0 782
Tuna 517 47 564 0 x x 167 x x 779
Alewife 788 178 966 457 728 1,186 54 0 0 2,205
Eel 14 5 19 x x 65 89 x x 226
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 67
Silversides 0 0 0 0 0 0 199 0 0 199
Shark 49 0 49 0 0 0 0 1 0 50
Capelin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 362 27,978 28,340
Other 16 0 16 x 0 x x 0 34 64
Total Pelagics 44,720 2,946 47,666 25,579 10,470 36,049 4,761 6,158 47,881 142,516
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 19,612 7 19,619 x x 464 705 923 14,450 36,161
Oystertable note 1 x x x 0 x x 1,663 0 0 1,756
Scallop table note 2 50,156 77 50,233 3,010 322 3,332 341 720 666 55,292
Squid 69 0 69 x 0 x 0 x 1,205 1,274
Musseltable note 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 42,346 4,769 47,115 8,358 13,364 21,722 17,014 8,135 3,395 97,381
Shrimp 21,401 0 21,401 0 3,281 3,281 0 8,207 50,164 83,053
Crab, Queen 6,829 6,440 13,269 0 8,173 8,173 2,739 15,020 28,083 67,284
Crab, Other x x 1,096 331 802 1,133 1,252 1,028 504 5,013
Whelks x 0 x 0 0 0 0 1,108 x 2,409
Cockles x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x 2,854
Sea cucumbers 2,396 0 2,396 750 0 750 0 1,243 5,550 9,939
Sea urchin x 0 x 580 0 580 0 x 375 1,565
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Shellfish 144,733 11,582 156,316 13,393 26,106 39,499 23,714 36,897 107,556 363,981
Subtotal 229,128 14,690 243,818 39,026 36,674 75,700 28,545 45,749 199,437 593,249
Other
Marine plants x 0 x x 0 x 0 0 0 11,497
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 21
Miscellaneous x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 2,730 3,563
Total 989 0 989 x 0 x 0 x 2,751 15,082
Grand Total table note 4 230,117 14,690 244,808 50,365 36,674 87,039 28,545 45,751 202,188 608,331

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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