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FISHERIES STATISTICS   X111 2. Quantity and Value of All Fish Caught and Marketed, Canada, during the year 1921-concluded

Kind of Fish

Inland Fisheries Quantity   Value

Whitefish, caught and landed       cwt.
Marketed-

Used fresh    cwt.

Salted    cwt.

Smoked    cwt.

Canned    cases

 

Total value marketed    

 

Total value Inland Fisheries-

Caught and landed    

Marketed    

 

Total value, all Fisheries-

Caught and landed    

Marketed    

184,072

 

183,633 270 10 20

.............. ..............

$

1,363,782

 

1,912,558

3,780

200

160

 

1,916,698

 

 

3,608,219 4,988,966

 

 

23,173,592 34,931,935

I See also Sea Fisheries.

Agencies of Production :-Capital Equipment, Employees, Etc.

 

  1. Primary Operations:-

Capital.-The amount of capital represented in the vessels, boats, nets, traps, piers and wharves, freezers, etc., engaged in the primary operations of catching and landing the fish in 1921 was $26,257,487, compared with $29,893,213 in 1920 and $31,493,152 in 1919. (Table 3).

Employees.-The number of employees engaged in these operations in 1921 was 55,230, compared with 57,197 in 1920 and 67,804 in 1919. (Table 4).

  1. Fish Canning and Curing Establishments.

Capital.-The amount of capital invested in fish canning and curing establishments in 1921 was $19,411,990, compared with 820,512,265 in 1920, and $23,200,874 in 1919. These totals represent value of land and buildings, machinery, fish products, fuel and supplies on hand and cash and operating accounts. (Table 5).

Employees.-The number of persons employed in fish canning and curing establishments in 1921 was 14,104, compared with 18,499 in 1920 and 18,356 in 1919. (Table 6).

 

3. Capital Equipment-Primary Operations. Value of Fishing Vessels, Boats, Nets, Traps, Piers and Wharves, etc., employed in the Canadian Fisheries, 1919, 1920 and 1921.

 

 

 

Sea Fisheries

 

Equipment

1919

 

1920

 

1921

 

Number

 

Value

Number

Value

 

Number

Value

 

 

 

 

 

$

 

 

$

Steam trawlers    

10

 

1,075,000

9

850,0001

 

8

725,000

Steam fishing vessels   

'   27

 

551,000

31

688,8001

 

17

286,000

Sailing and gasoline vessels    

1,191

 

5,243,795

1,046

5,783,914

 

984

4,393,865

Boats (sail and row)    

16,874

 

925,755,

12,320

821,660

 

13,689

855,414

Boats (gasoline)    I

15,3611

 

5,430,0461

14,611

6,011,490

 

14,000

5,390,328

Carrying smacks    

529'

 

575,9751

299

348,260

 

416

396,370

Gill nets, seines, trap and smelt nets, etc   

144,605

 

4, 306, 8991

94,158

4,544,0191

 

100,898

4,220,905

Weirs    

808

 

1,008,1401

1,054

774,380

 

668

489,510

Trawls    

27,062

 

567,257

26,599

497,294

 

23,658

431,571

Hand lines    

76,761

 

134,431

63,029

119,534

 

59,407

94,498

Crab traps    

4,000

 

24,000

4,500

27,000

 

1,800

10,800

Oyster plant and equipment    

1

 

20,500

1

19,3601

 

1

19,360

Lobster traps    

1,203,571

 

1,744,261

1,290,639

1,879,619

 

1,300,921

1,718,449

Fishing piers and wharves    

2,773

 

2, 031, 570.

2,617

1,375,650

 

2,601

1,419,415

Freezers and ice-houses    

827

 

2,354,6351 .

640

670,469

 

667

528,605

Small fish and smoke houses    

8,092

 

1, 312, 9481

7,524

1,095,605

 

7,799

1,099,715

Total value    

-

 

27,306,212'

 

25,507,0641

 

 

22,079,805


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