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
13%
6%
0%
80%
15
flagSouth Africa
30%
0%
10%
60%
10
flagSweden
14%
21%
7%
57%
14
flagSpain
0%
28%
14%
57%
14
flagItaly
0%
29%
16%
54%
24
flagIndia
35%
10%
5%
47%
91
flagthe Netherlands
12%
25%
16%
45%
31
flagCanada
16%
32%
8%
44%
25
flagGermany
9%
38%
8%
42%
94
flagNorway
20%
40%
0%
40%
15
flagthe United States
17%
27%
14%
39%
264
flagPoland
14%
37%
12%
35%
7352
flagthe United Kingdom
13%
39%
11%
35%
214
flagRepublic of Ireland
16%
37%
10%
33%
48
flagCzech Republic
10%
60%
0%
30%
10
flagFrance
28%
35%
7%
28%
14
flagAustralia
33%
22%
16%
27%
18

Gender

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

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