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Seafisheries landed quantity by region, 2020

Preliminary

2020 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 1,010 5 1,015 2 x x x 213 12,770 14,004
Haddock 16,953 0 16,953 x 0 x 0 x 80 17,033
Redfish spp. 7,656 22 7,678 x x x 0 x 4,361 12,072
Halibut (Atlantic) 4,504 51 4,556 35 77 112 74 690 862 6,293
Flatfishes x x 717 x x 5 0 400 14,639 15,762
Greenland turbot 26 x x 0 x x 0 1,154 9,527 10,707
Pollock x x 3,082 x 0 x 0 x 88 3,171
Hake 3,662 3 3,664 x 0 x x 14 290 3,969
Cusk 146 0 146 x 0 x 0 0 x 146
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate x x 79 0 0 0 0 0 499 579
Dogfish x 0 x x 0 x 0 0 x 1
Other x x 651 x 0 x 0 x 34 710
Total groundfish 38,487 82 38,569 39 83 122 78 2,527 43,151 84,446
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 41,807 2,619 44,426 17,102 6,472 23,574 1,878 3,119 8,449 81,445
Mackeral 1,182 133 1,315 0 346 346 1,471 662 4,015 7,809
Swordfish 1,334 0 1,334 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,334
Tuna 471 51 522 0 4 4 190 24 28 768
Alewife 471 318 789 x x 2,311 50 0 0 3,150
Eel x 1 x 0 19 19 46 x 17 89
Salmon (Atlantic) x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt 0 0 0 0 x x 26 0 0 59
Silversides 0 0 0 0 0 0 167 0 0 167
Shark x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 0 1
Capelin 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x 23,986 26,391
Other 11 0 11 x 0 x 0 x 18 31
Total pelagics45,282 3,122 48,404 18,001 8,778 26,779 3,829 5,721 36,513 121,245
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 21,303 27 21,330 239 x x 536 792 x 38,627
Oystertable note 1 x x 29 x x 37 237 0 0 x
Scallop table note 2 57,687 92 57,780 3,726 215 3,942 269 448 975 63,412
Squid x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 3,497 3,530
Musseltable note 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 15,271 4,881 20,151 2,902 13,500 16,403 16,755 10,310 4,451 68,070
Shrimp 19,209 0 19,209 0 3,123 3,123 0 10,861 32,913 66,106
Crab, Queen 8,862 5,428 14,290 0 11,621 11,621 3,199 12,598 29,373 71,080
Crab, Other 239 x x 63 425 488 889 637 x 2,545
Whelks x 0 x 0 0 0 0 899 x 2,323
Cockles x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Sea cucumbers x 0 x x 0 x 0 1,031 6,733 10,455
Sea urchin x 0 x 715 0 715 0 x 337 1,474
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total shellfish 125,807 10,743 136,550 8,139 28,999 37,138 21,883 37,990 96,570 330,130
Subtotal 209,576 13,947 223,522 26,178 37,860 64,038 25,790 46,237 176,234 535,821
Others
Marine plants x 0 x x 0 x 0 0 0 9,886
Lumpfish roe x 0 x x 0 x 0 x 79 80
Miscellaneous x 0 x x 0 x 0 x 2,333 2,335
Total others 84 0 84 9,801 0 9,801 0 3 2,412 12,300
Grand total table note 4 209,660 13,947 223,607 35,979 37,860 73,839 25,790 46,240 178,646 548,121

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 (2021). Zonal Interchange File [database]. Ottawa

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