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Seafisheries landed value by region, 2020

Preliminary

2020 Value of Atlantic coast commerical landings, by region
(thousand dollars)
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 4,082 5 4,087 8 x x x 453 18,765 23,317
Haddock 20,109 0 20,109 x 0 x 0 x 152 20,261
Redfish spp. 15,926 17 15,942 x x x 0 x 6,604 22,572
Halibut (Atlantic) 45,209 514 45,723 370 811 1,181 797 5,628 7,065 60,394
Flatfishes x x 1,831 x x 7 0 1,684 21,248 24,770
Greenland turbot 112 x x 0 x x 0 4,927 47,068 52,107
Pollock x x 2,170 x 0 x 0 x 35 2,205
Hake 3,104 3 3,107 x 0 x x 10 164 3,281
Cusk 100 0 100 x 0 x 0 0 x 100
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate x x 40 0 0 0 0 0 140 180
Dogfish x 0 x x 0 x 0 0 x 1
Other x x 1,123 x 0 x 0 x 46 1,182
Total groundfish 93,805 539 94,345 382 817 1,199 801 12,739 101,288 210,371
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 25,924 2,228 28,152 10,603 5,759 16,362 1,948 1,517 2,943 50,922
Mackeral 1,654 265 1,919 0 687 687 2,976 781 2,487 8,850
Swordfish 2,254 0 2,254 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,254
Tuna 6,162 611 6,773 0 35 35 1,449 333 219 8,809
Alewife 494 314 808 x x 1,921 106 0 0 2,835
Eel x 6 x 0 107 107 226 x 76 441
Salmon (Atlantic) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smelt x 0 x 0 x x 47 0 0 104
Silversides 0 0 0 0 0 0 406 0 0 406
Shark x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 0 2
Capelin 0 0 0 0 x x 0 x 14,753 15,737
Other 15,223 0 15,223 x 0 x 0 x 45 15,304
Total pelagics 51,740 3,423 55,163 11,572 7,692 19,263 7,158 3,555 20,523 105,663
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 44,802 58 44,859 878 x x 1,087 1,054 x 84,150
Oystertable note 1 x x 120 x x 174 783 0 0 x
Scallop table note 2 157,664 245 157,909 10,172 702 10,874 713 1,411 1,863 172,772
Squid x 0 x 0 0 0 0 x 5,938 5,939
Musseltable note 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 235,004 45,795 280,798 43,146 125,921 169,067 153,074 114,545 43,665 761,148
Shrimp 61,868 0 61,868 0 6,401 6,401 0 25,731 143,028 237,028
Crab, Queen 74,942 46,866 121,808 0 88,788 88,788 24,629 104,612 223,264 563,102
Crab, Other 268 x x 135 525 661 1,048 1,197 x 3,522
Whelks x 0 x 0 0 0 0 1,849 x 3,338
Cockles x 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x x
Sea cucumbers x 0 x x 0 x 0 2,257 8,164 14,564
Sea urchin x 0 x 2,824 0 2,824 0 x 719 5,908
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total shellfish 578,105 93,429 671,534 57,914 222,759 280,673 181,334 254,989 468,191 1,856,721
Subtotal 723,650 97,391 821,042 69,867 231,268 301,135 189,293 271,283 590,002 2,172,755
Others
Marine plants x 0 x x 0 x 0 0 0 494
Lumpfish roe x 0 x x 0 x 0 x 563 568
Miscellaneoustable note 4 x 0 x x 0 x 0 x 6,596 6,596
Total others 4 0 4 490 0 490 0 5 7,159 7,659
Grand total table note 5 723,654 97,391 821,046 70,357 231,268 301,625 189,293 271,288 597,161 2,180,414

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

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