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%
85%
20
flagGreece
9%
27%
0%
63%
11
flagthe Netherlands
8%
25%
14%
51%
47
flagItaly
3%
31%
15%
50%
32
flagSpain
0%
37%
12%
50%
16
flagthe United Arab Emirates
31%
10%
10%
47%
19
flagSweden
23%
23%
5%
47%
17
flagGermany
7%
37%
8%
45%
119
flagIndia
35%
13%
6%
44%
99
flagCanada
13%
34%
6%
44%
29
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
36%
10%
41%
299
flagthe United States
17%
26%
14%
40%
309
flagFrance
16%
37%
4%
37%
24
flagPoland
13%
37%
12%
35%
9707
flagNorway
17%
47%
0%
35%
17
flagCzech Republic
8%
58%
0%
33%
12
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
36%
15%
31%
58
flagUkraine
35%
23%
11%
29%
17
flagAustralia
35%
25%
15%
25%
20
flagUnknown
16%
43%
15%
23%
373

Gender

men34%
women34%
blue whale
14%
14%
Atlantic cod
36%
38%
flounder
13%
11%
American lobster
34%
34%

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