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Seafisheries landed quantity by province, 2020

Preliminary

2020 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 1,015 x x 213 12,770 14,004 486 14,490
Haddock 16,953 x 0 x 80 17,033 0 17,033
Redfish spp. 7,678 x 0 x 4,361 12,072 14,458 26,530
Halibut 4,556 112 74 690 862 6,293 3,119 9,412
Flatfishes 717 5 0 400 14,639 15,762 5,836 21,597
Greenland turbot x x 0 1,154 9,527 10,707 0 10,707
Pollock 3,082 x 0 x 88 3,171 7,080 10,250
Hake 3,664 x x 14 290 3,969 99,904 103,873
Cusk 146 x 0 0 x 146 0 146
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 79 0 0 0 499 579 271 850
Dogfish x x 0 0 x 1 118 119
Other 651 x 0 x 34 710 3,315 4,025
Total groundfish 38,569 122 78 2,527 43,151 84,446 134,586 219,032
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 44,426 23,574 1,878 3,119 8,449 81,445 11,339 92,784
Mackeral 1,315 346 1,471 662 4,015 7,809 0 7,809
Swordfish 1,334 0 0 0 0 1,334 0 1,334
Tuna 522 4 190 24 28 768 2,375 3,144
Alewife 789 2,311 50 0 0 3,150 0 3,150
Eel x 19 46 x 17 89 0 89
Salmon x 0 0 0 0 0 8,406 8,406
Smelt 0 x 26 0 0 59 0 59
Silversides 0 0 167 0 0 167 0 167
Shark x 0 0 x 0 1 0 1
Capelin 0 x 0 x 23,986 26,391 0 26,391
Other 11 x 0 x 18 31 0 31
Total pelagics 48,404 26,779 3,829 5,721 36,513 121,245 22,120 143,365
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 21,330 x 536 792 x 38,627 1,396 40,022
Oystertable note 1 29 37 237 0 0 x 0 x
Scallop table note 2 57,780 3,942 269 448 975 63,412 x x
Squid x 0 0 x 3,497 3,530 0 3,530
Musseltable note 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 20,151 16,403 16,755 10,310 4,451 68,070 0 68,070
Shrimp 19,209 3,123 0 10,861 32,913 66,106 2,474 68,580
Crab, Queen 14,290 11,621 3,199 12,598 29,373 71,080 0 71,080
Crab, Other x 488 889 637 x 2,545 7,842 10,387
Whelks x 0 0 899 x 2,323 0 2,323
Cockles x 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Sea cucumbers x x 0 1,031 6,733 10,455 1,582 12,036
Sea urchin x 715 0 x 337 1,474 1,022 2,497
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 106 106
Total shellfish 136,550 37,138 21,883 37,990 96,570 330,130 14,422 344,552
Subtotal 223,522 64,038 25,790 46,237 176,234 535,821 171,128 706,949
Others
Marine plants x x 0 0 0 9,886 0 9,886
Lumpfish roe x x 0 x 79 80 0 80
Miscellaneous x x 0 x 2,333 2,335 0 2,335
Total others 84 9,801 0 3 2,412 12,300 0 12,300
Grand total table note 4 223,607 73,839 25,790 46,240 178,646 548,121 171,128 719,249

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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