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Seafisheries landed value by province, 2018

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2018 Value of Atlantic & Pacific Coast commerical landings, by province
(thousand dollars)
Species Nova Scotia New Brunswick P.E.I. Quebec N.L. Atlantic Total British Columbia Total Canada
Groundfish
Cod 2,852 16 11 1,152 23,713 27,745 501 28,246
Haddock 18,273 1 0 1 450 18,724 0 18,724
Redfish spp. 6,255 x 0 x 9,356 15,717 20,571 36,288
Halibut 44,882 1,441 636 10,265 7,490 64,714 46,429 111,143
Flatfishes 1,275 x x 1,118 16,426 18,826 10,345 29,171
Greenland turbot 134 0 0 4,064 57,978 62,177 0 62,177
Pollock 2,926 x x x 235 3,163 1,227 4,390
Hake 5,359 3 0 8 339 5,710 51,331 57,041
Cusk 174 x 0 0 x 174 0 174
Catfish 0 0 x 0 0 x 0 x
Skate 30 0 0 0 220 250 315 565
Dogfish 35 0 0 0 x x 108 x
Other 1,681 15 0 11 47 1,754 37,033 38,787
Total groundfish 83,875 1,483 646 16,730 116,253 218,988 167,860 386,848
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 23,991 20,219 1,358 2,256 4,788 52,612 15,058 67,670
Mackeral 1,894 488 3,604 1,338 3,672 10,996 0 10,996
Swordfish x 0 0 0 x 8,906 0 8,906
Tuna 7,289 x 2,670 420 x 10,606 14,565 25,172
Alewife 785 1,312 106 0 0 2,203 0 2,203
Eel 117 436 x x 330 1,429 0 1,429
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 92,014 92,014
Smelt x 83 17 x 0 101 0 101
Silversides 0 0 441 0 0 441 0 441
Shark 182 0 0 3 0 186 0 186
Capelin 0 0 0 123 10,475 10,598 0 10,598
Other 32,487 x x x 63 34,963 0 34,963
Total pelagics 75,651 24,956 8,743 4,162 19,529 133,041 121,638 254,678
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 33,259 1,318 x 1,393 x 76,141 51,691 127,831
Oystertable note 1 114 357 6,315 0 0 6,786 0 6,786
Scallop table note 2 128,330 8,986 1,367 2,233 1,486 142,402 x x
Squid 1 x 0 x 2,349 2,350 0 2,350
Musseltable note 3 0 0 0 x 0 x 0 x
Lobster 793,039 300,339 195,044 121,210 48,213 1,457,844 0 1,457,844
Shrimp 86,465 9,774 0 27,793 249,138 373,171 51,342 424,513
Crab, Queen 164,656 97,924 33,222 178,085 298,304 772,190 0 772,190
Crab, Other 2,342 1,706 1,494 1,581 563 7,686 60,466 68,153
Whelks x 0 0 2,148 x 9,798 0 9,798
Cockles x 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Sea cucumbers x x 0 2,717 7,430 13,922 8,748 22,670
Sea urchin 438 2,645 0 2,881 723 6,687 7,564 14,252
Other 0 0 x 0 0 x x 219
Total shellfish 1,218,129 423,950 239,275 340,056 652,989 2,874,399 180,029 3,054,428
Subtotal 1,377,654 450,389 248,665 360,947 788,772 3,226,427 469,527 3,695,954
Other
Marine plants x x 0 0 0 x 0 x
Lumpfish roe x x 0 0 57 x 0 x
Miscellaneoustable note 4 x x 0 2 10,633 10,635 0 10,635
Total 16 567 0 2 10,691 11,275 0 11,275
Grand Total table note 5 1,377,670 450,956 248,665 360,949 799,462 3,237,702 469,527 3,707,228

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

Miscellaneous includes seal value.

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Table note 5

Totals may not add up due to rounding.

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Source: Department of Fisheries and Oceans (2022). Zonal Interchange File [database]. Ottawa

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