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
18%
18%
0%
62%
16
flagthe Netherlands
8%
25%
11%
55%
60
flagthe United Arab Emirates
32%
8%
8%
52%
25
flagSpain
0%
35%
11%
52%
17
flagGermany
7%
37%
7%
46%
141
flagItaly
2%
37%
14%
45%
35
flagIndia
35%
13%
6%
43%
107
flagCanada
13%
36%
6%
43%
30
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
35%
10%
42%
336
flagthe United States
17%
26%
14%
40%
324
flagCroatia
20%
26%
13%
40%
15
flagSweden
21%
34%
4%
39%
23
flagNorway
16%
44%
0%
38%
18
flagPoland
13%
37%
12%
35%
11825
flagFrance
15%
38%
7%
34%
26
flagRepublic of Ireland
14%
37%
16%
30%
62
flagUkraine
31%
21%
21%
26%
19
flagUnknown
15%
43%
15%
25%
716
flagAustralia
31%
31%
13%
22%
22

Gender

men33%
women35%
blue whale
15%
14%
Atlantic cod
37%
38%
flounder
13%
11%
American lobster
33%
35%

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