Products & Regions
Aquaculture occurs in all provinces and the Yukon Territory. While most of Canada’s aquaculture operations are found on the east and west coasts, freshwater trout operations are found in almost every province.
Canadian aquaculture production is dominated by six main categories by volume: Salmon, Mussels, Oysters, Trout, Clams and Scallops.
Product Volume by Species
In 2017, Canada’s aquaculture production volume was 191,416 tonnes.
Production Value by Province
In 2017, Canada’s aquaculture production was valued at $1.39 billion. Scroll over the graph below to highlight the contribution of each province to total production value.
Aquaculture Species by Province
Atlantic Salmon | Chinook Salmon | Coho Salmon | Sturgeon | Rainbow Trout | Tilapia | Sablefish
Pacific Oysters | Manila Clams | Varnish/Savory Clams | Blue Mussels | Mediterranean Mussels | Japanese Scallops
Rainbow Trout | Tilapia
Rainbow Trout | Steelhead Trout
Rainbow Trout | Arctic Char
Rainbow Trout | Arctic Char | Tilapia | Sturgeon
Arctic Char | Rainbow Trout | Brook Trout | Speckled Trout
Eastern Oysters | Blue Mussels | Sea Scallops
Atlantic Salmon | Rainbow Trout | Steelhead Trout | Cod | Halibut
Eastern Oysters | Blue Mussels | Northern Bay Scallops | Eels
Atlantic Salmon | Arctic Char | Halibut | Steelhead Trout | Rainbow Trout
Eastern Oysters | Blue Mussels | Clams | Quahogs | Sea Scallops
NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR
Atlantic Salmon | Steelhead Trout | Cod
Mussels | Clams | Eastern Oysters
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Salmon Processing | Rainbow Trout | Arctic Char
Atlantic Salmon (hatcheries)
Blue Mussels | Eastern Oysters