Fishing Industry in Canada
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Where is this Resource Found?
West coast •Top Atlantic species in terms of value were lobster, snow crab, shrimp, scallops and Greenland turbot.East coast•Top Pacific commercial species in terms of value were wild salmon, halibut, geoduck clams, spot prawns and Dungeness crab.•Cod, Haddock and Herring
Exports of in Canada
Canada was the largest fish exporter in 2011 More than 130 countries Don’t take no more than designates amount of fishU.S.A is Canada’s main fish importer, 62% of seafood trade China = 11% European Union = 8%, Japan = 6% Hong Kong = 3% Canada’s fish and seafood imports were 2.8 billion in 2012, resulting a significant annual trade surplus
Is fishing renewable or nonrewable?
Renewable because fish can reproduce even if they can’t reproduce fast enough to increase the fish population. Overfishing because of technology, more fish are being caught Small fishing companies are losing money because they can’t compete to the big companies (can’t catch as many fish) Baby fish are getting caught because having a chance to grow and reproduce· Scientists say that the amount of fish will “never bounce back” 52% of fish stocks are fully exploited 20% of fish are moderately exploited 17% of fish are overexploited, 7% of fish are depleted, 1% of fish is recovering from depletion “One in five people on this planet depends on fish as a primary source of protein” – Food and Agriculture Organization “We are in the situation where 40 years down the line we, effectively, are out of fish” – Payan Sukhdev, UN Environment Programme 4/4 of the world’s fish stocks are being harvested faster than they can reproduce· 90% of all large predatory fish (i.e. tuna, swordfish, cod, halibut) are goneNon renewable if the fish stop reproducing
Renewable because fish can reproduce even if they can’t reproduce fast enough to increase the fish population.
The commercial fishing industry is worth more than 5 billion a year and provides almost 120 000 jobs across1500 communities in ruraland coastal Canada. Canada held the position of of the fifth largest fish and seafood exporter in 2011. The following year, Canada's fish and seafood exports were valued at $4.4 billion.