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Seafisheries landed value by province, 2020

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2020 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 4,087 x x 453 18,765 23,317 751 24,067
Haddock 20,109 x 0 x 152 20,261 0 20,261
Redfish spp. 15,942 x 0 x 6,604 22,572 12,287 34,859
Halibut 45,723 1,181 797 5,628 7,065 60,394 33,257 93,652
Flatfishes 1,831 7 0 1,684 21,248 24,770 6,418 31,188
Greenland turbot x x 0 4,927 47,068 52,107 0 52,107
Pollock 2,170 x 0 x 35 2,205 3,122 5,327
Hake 3,107 x x 10 164 3,281 22,025 25,306
Cusk 100 x 0 0 x 100 0 100
Catfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skate 40 0 0 0 140 180 349 529
Dogfish x x 0 0 x 1 16 17
Other 1,123 x 0 x 46 1,182 21,660 22,843
Total groundfish 94,345 1,199 801 12,739 101,288 210,371 99,884 310,255
Pelagic & other finfish
Herring 28,152 16,362 1,948 1,517 2,943 50,922 8,312 59,235
Mackeral 1,919 687 2,976 781 2,487 8,850 0 8,850
Swordfish 2,254 0 0 0 0 2,254 0 2,254
Tuna 6,773 35 1,449 333 219 8,809 10,022 18,831
Alewife 808 1,921 106 0 0 2,835 0 2,835
Eel x 107 226 x 76 441 0 441
Salmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 22,081 22,081
Smelt x x 47 0 0 104 0 104
Silversides 0 0 406 0 0 406 0 406
Shark x 0 0 x 0 2 0 2
Capelin 0 x 0 x 14,753 15,737 0 15,737
Other 15,223 x 0 x 45 15,304 0 15,304
Total pelagics 55,163 19,263 7,158 3,555 20,523 105,663 40,415 146,078
Shellfish
Clams / quahaug 44,859 x 1,087 1,054 x 84,150 36,959 121,109
Oystertable note 1 120 174 783 0 0 x 0 x
Scallop table note 2 157,909 10,874 713 1,411 1,863 172,772 x x
Squid x 0 0 x 5,938 5,939 0 5,939
Musseltable note 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lobster 280,798 169,067 153,074 114,545 43,665 761,148 0 761,148
Shrimp 61,868 6,401 0 25,731 143,028 237,028 25,668 262,697
Crab, Queen 121,808 88,788 24,629 104,612 223,264 563,102 0 563,102
Crab, Other x 661 1,048 1,197 x 3,522 86,269 89,791
Whelks x 0 0 1,849 x 3,338 0 3,338
Cockles x 0 0 0 x x 0 x
Sea cucumbers x x 0 2,257 8,164 14,564 5,878 20,442
Sea urchin x 2,824 0 x 719 5,908 2,683 8,592
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 368 368
Total shellfish 671,534 280,673 181,334 254,989 468,191 1,856,721 157,826 2,014,547
Subtotal 821,042 301,135 189,293 271,283 590,002 2,172,755 298,125 2,470,880
Others
Marine plants x x 0 0 0 494 0 494
Lumpfish roe x x 0 x 563 568 0 568
Miscellaneoustable note 4 x x 0 x 6,596 6,596 0 6,596
Total others 4 490 0 5 7,159 7,659 0 7,659
Grand total table note 5 821,046 301,625 189,293 271,288 597,161 2,180,414 298,125 2,478,539

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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