Count of Atlantic Salmon in Rivers (Index)

Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) are captured and counted at sites in various rivers throughout the Maritime Provinces. Salmon are counted at various fences, fishways, trapnets and dams.

Counts of Atlantic salmon are presented for two size groups:

The map of salmon counting sites identifies the locations of counting facilities throughout the region. Data on salmon and grilse counts are available for each location on the map.

A summary table of cumulative data by rivers surveyed can be viewed for salmon and grilse.


Data is published as provided by DFO and other organizations. Some variations in annual operating periods or stoppages within the season may occur. Data is updated as soon it is available and is not adjusted for variations in operating periods or stoppages within the season. Periodic updates may occur during and after the season.