Who are we now? 20 years without cod

Newfoundland and Labrador's
Place in the Global Fishery

World Harvest | Landings 2010

(Quantity in metric tonnes, live weight)

World Harvest Landings

Data Source:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FISHSTAT-PC, 1950-2010

Data Source:
Fisheries and Oceans Canada


British Columbia

Canada's top exporter of fish and seafood, with exports valued at almost $912 million in 2011.
Exported 178,664 metric tonnes (t) of fish and seafood in 2011.
Three most valuable species exported were farmed Atlantic salmon (49,847 t valued at $313.8 million), crab (5,323 t valued at $55.5 million) and hake (28,183 t valued at $53.3 million).

Nova Scotia

Canada's second largest exporter of fish and seafood, with exports valued at more than $902 million in 2011.
Exported 112,196 tonnes of fish and seafood in 2011.
Three most valuable species exported in 2011 were lobster (25,872 t valued at $367.2 million), scallop (4,937 t valued at $105.3 million) and snow/queen crab (8,199 t valued at $102.6 million).

Newfoundland and Labrador

Canada's third largest exporter of fish and seafood, with exports valued at more than $860 million in 2011.
Exported 158,553 tonnes of fish and seafood in 2011.
Three most valuable species exported were snow/queen crab (30,018 t valued at $368.9 million), shrimp (58,510 t valued at $226.0 million) and Greenland halibut (9,413 t valued at $47.5 million).

Data Source:
Fisheries and Oceans Canada