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
10%
5%
0%
84%
19
flagSouth Africa
30%
0%
10%
60%
10
flagSweden
14%
21%
7%
57%
14
flagSpain
0%
33%
13%
53%
15
flagItaly
0%
34%
15%
50%
26
flagGermany
8%
37%
7%
45%
109
flagIndia
35%
12%
6%
45%
97
flagthe Netherlands
11%
26%
17%
44%
34
flagCanada
14%
35%
7%
42%
28
flagthe United States
18%
26%
14%
39%
276
flagthe United Kingdom
12%
37%
11%
38%
248
flagFrance
16%
37%
4%
37%
24
flagNorway
18%
43%
0%
37%
16
flagPoland
13%
37%
12%
35%
7943
flagRepublic of Ireland
16%
38%
12%
32%
50
flagUnknown
17%
43%
7%
31%
41
flagthe United Arab Emirates
46%
15%
7%
30%
13
flagAustralia
33%
22%
16%
27%
18
flagUkraine
36%
36%
9%
18%
11
flagMalaysia
60%
40%
0%
0%
10

Gender

men37%
women34%
blue whale
15%
15%
Atlantic cod
35%
38%
flounder
12%
11%
American lobster
37%
34%

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