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
flagIndonesia
20%
10%
0%
70%
10
flagSpain
0%
33%
13%
53%
15
flagSweden
20%
20%
6%
53%
15
flagItaly
0%
34%
13%
51%
29
flagthe Netherlands
10%
25%
15%
48%
39
flagGermany
8%
37%
7%
45%
111
flagIndia
35%
12%
6%
45%
97
flagCanada
14%
35%
7%
42%
28
flagthe United Arab Emirates
35%
11%
11%
41%
17
flagthe United States
18%
26%
14%
40%
285
flagthe United Kingdom
12%
37%
11%
39%
254
flagFrance
16%
37%
4%
37%
24
flagPoland
13%
37%
12%
35%
8152
flagNorway
17%
47%
0%
35%
17
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
37%
11%
33%
51
flagCzech Republic
8%
58%
0%
33%
12
flagUnknown
14%
50%
6%
30%
50
flagAustralia
31%
26%
15%
26%
19
flagUkraine
41%
33%
8%
16%
12

Gender

men37%
women34%
blue whale
14%
14%
Atlantic cod
35%
38%
flounder
12%
11%
American lobster
37%
34%

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