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Seafisheries landed quantity by region, 2019

Preliminary

2019 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 1,051 14 1,066 4 0 4 7 325 14,460 15,861
Haddock 19,088 0 19,088 x 0 x 0 x 243 19,331
Redfish spp. 8,662 0 8,662 x x x 0 x 5,875 14,966
Halibut (Atlantic) 3,846 79 3,925 40 98 137 67 779 990 5,898
Flatfishes x x 708 x 6 x x 437 12,702 13,854
Greenland turbot 25 x x x x x 0 1,332 10,397 11,755
Pollock 2,855 0 2,855 x 0 x 0 x 122 2,977
Hake 5,289 2 5,291 x x 1 0 13 250 5,555
Cusk 100 0 100 x 0 x 0 0 x 100
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 50 x x 0 0 0 0 x 909 962
Dogfish 36 0 36 x 0 x 0 0 x 37
Other x x 610 1 x x x 25 45 681
Total groundfish 42,225 192 42,417 47 224 271 74 3,223 45,993 91,977
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 36,798 3,162 39,960 16,021 9,368 25,388 2,407 3,829 22,317 93,902
Mackeral 863 187 1,050 x x 435 1,576 859 4,814 8,734
Swordfish 996 0 996 0 0 0 0 0 0 996
Tuna 676 53 730 0 5 5 211 24 29 998
Alewife 363 231 593 248 967 1,216 41 0 0 1,850
Eel x 2 x x x 28 51 x 22 148
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt x 0 x 0 193 193 4 x 0 198
Silversides 0 0 0 0 0 0 159 0 0 159
Shark 54 0 54 x 0 x 0 x x 55
Capelin 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x 28,002 28,944
Other 30 0 30 3 0 3 0 x x 97
Total pelagics 39,786 3,634 43,421 16,327 11,422 27,749 4,449 5,264 55,199 136,082
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug x x 28,354 x 102 x 464 1,069 x 50,188
Oystertable note 1 x x 36 0 35 35 748 0 0 818
Scallop table note 2 59,888 59 59,946 4,075 200 4,275 287 619 1,039 66,166
Squid x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 2,662 2,748
Musseltable note 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 x
Lobster 46,216 5,339 51,555 8,302 13,432 21,734 18,980 9,990 4,601 106,861
Shrimp 20,943 0 20,943 0 3,301 3,301 0 8,446 42,691 75,381
Crab, Queen 7,313 6,958 14,271 0 12,578 12,578 3,510 14,654 26,895 71,906
Crab, Other 548 303 851 185 606 791 1,205 1,026 285 4,158
Whelks x 0 x 0 0 0 0 984 x 2,260
Cockles x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Sea cucumbers x 0 x x 0 x 0 1,058 6,619 10,403
Sea urchin x 0 x 626 0 626 0 596 x 1,704
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total shellfish 166,537 12,703 179,240 14,165 30,253 44,418 25,193 38,448 109,096 396,395
Subtotal 248,549 16,529 265,078 30,539 41,898 72,437 29,715 46,935 210,288 624,454
Other
Marine plants x 0 x x 0 x 0 0 0 x
Lumpfish roe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 56 x
Miscellaneous x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 2,283 2,284
Total other 134 0 134 12,521 0 12,521 0 6 2,339 14,999
Grand total table note 4 248,682 16,529 265,212 43,060 41,898 84,958 29,715 46,941 212,627 639,453

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 (2022). Zonal Interchange File [database]. Ottawa

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