Seafisheries landed quantity by province, 2018

Preliminary

2018 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 1,253 7 6 547 16,260 18,073 280 18,352
Haddock 17,064 1 0 0 229 17,294 0 17,294
Redfish spp. 6,284 x 0 x 5,983 12,354 15,817 28,171
Halibut 3,644 125 64 634 816 5,283 3,330 8,613
Flatfishes 764 x x 328 8,601 9,698 12,508 22,206
Greenland turbot 31 0 0 1,072 10,457 11,560 0 11,560
Pollock 3,360 x x x 343 3,707 3,357 7,064
Hake 6,402 2 0 10 364 6,779 102,241 109,020
Cusk 135 x 0 0 x 135 0 135
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 47 0 0 0 920 967 298 1,265
Dogfish 45 0 0 0 0 45 207 252
Other 808 11 0 x x 857 3,449 4,306
Total groundfish 39,837 151 70 2,694 44,000 86,752 141,487 228,239
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 43,732 34,441 2,170 4,506 14,167 99,017 16,427 115,444
Mackeral 1,538 289 2,069 1,266 5,625 10,787 0 10,787
Swordfish 782 0 0 0 0 782 0 782
Tuna 564 x 167 x x 779 2,716 3,495
Alewife 966 1,186 54 0 0 2,205 0 2,205
Eel 19 65 89 x x 226 0 226
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 17,586 17,586
Smelt 0 x x 0 0 67 0 67
Silversides 0 0 199 0 0 199 0 199
Shark 49 0 0 1 0 50 0 50
Capelin 0 0 0 362 27,978 28,340 0 28,340
Other 16 x x 0 34 64 0 64
Total pelagics 47,666 36,049 4,761 6,158 47,881 142,516 36,729 179,245
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 19,619 464 705 923 14,450 36,161 1,751 37,912
Oystertable note 1 x x 1,663 0 0 1,756 0 1,756
Scallop table note 2 50,233 3,332 341 720 666 55,292 0 55,292
Squid 69 x 0 x 1,205 1,274 0 1,274
Musseltable note 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 47,115 21,722 17,014 8,135 3,395 97,381 0 97,381
Shrimp 21,401 3,281 0 8,207 50,164 83,053 2,013 85,066
Crab, Queen 13,269 8,173 2,739 15,020 28,083 67,284 0 67,284
Crab, Other 1,096 1,133 1,252 1,028 504 5,013 4,567 9,579
Whelks x 0 0 1,108 x 2,409 0 2,409
Cockles x 0 0 0 x 2,854 0 2,854
Sea cucumbers 2,396 750 0 1,243 5,550 9,939 1,689 11,628
Sea urchin x 580 0 x 375 1,565 2,909 4,474
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 83 83
Total shellfish 156,316 39,499 23,714 36,897 107,556 363,981 13,011 376,993
Subtotal 243,818 75,700 28,545 45,749 199,437 593,249 191,227 784,477
Other
Marine plants x x 0 0 0 11,497 0 11,497
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 21 21 0 21
Miscellaneous x 0 0 x 2,730 3,563 0 3,563
Total 989 x 0 x 2,751 15,082 0 15,082
Grand Total table note 4 244,808 87,039 28,545 45,751 202,188 608,331 191,227 799,559

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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