Which sea animal captures have grown significally since 1970?

blue whale
Atlantic cod
flounder
American lobster
In 1990s several cod stocks col­lapsed due to over­fish­ing. With the large preda­to­ry fish removed, their prey have had pop­u­la­tion ex­plo­sion­s, and the capture of lobster tripled since 1970.

Answers distribution

blue whale
Atlantic cod
flounder
American lobster
answers
flagFinland
11%
5%
0%
82%
17
flagIndonesia
20%
10%
0%
70%
10
flagSouth Africa
30%
0%
10%
60%
10
flagSweden
14%
21%
7%
57%
14
flagItaly
0%
29%
16%
54%
24
flagSpain
0%
33%
13%
53%
15
flagIndia
35%
11%
5%
46%
94
flagthe Netherlands
11%
26%
17%
44%
34
flagCanada
14%
33%
7%
44%
27
flagGermany
9%
38%
8%
43%
99
flagthe United States
17%
27%
14%
39%
268
flagNorway
18%
43%
0%
37%
16
flagPoland
13%
37%
12%
35%
7609
flagthe United Kingdom
13%
39%
11%
35%
224
flagUU
13%
43%
8%
34%
23
flagRepublic of Ireland
16%
37%
10%
33%
48
flagCzech Republic
10%
60%
0%
30%
10
flagAustralia
33%
22%
16%
27%
18
flagFrance
26%
40%
6%
26%
15
flagMalaysia
60%
40%
0%
0%
10

Gender

men37%
women34%
blue whale
15%
15%
Atlantic cod
35%
37%
flounder
12%
11%
American lobster
37%
34%

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