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
flagthe Netherlands
8%
25%
12%
53%
56
flagthe United Arab Emirates
28%
9%
9%
52%
21
flagSpain
0%
35%
11%
52%
17
flagItaly
2%
35%
14%
47%
34
flagGermany
7%
36%
8%
46%
125
flagIndia
35%
12%
5%
45%
102
flagCanada
13%
34%
6%
44%
29
flagSweden
27%
22%
5%
44%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
36%
10%
42%
323
flagCroatia
21%
21%
14%
42%
14
flagthe United States
17%
26%
14%
41%
317
flagPoland
14%
37%
12%
35%
11234
flagNorway
17%
47%
0%
35%
17
flagFrance
15%
38%
7%
34%
26
flagthe Philippines
41%
16%
8%
33%
12
flagRepublic of Ireland
14%
37%
14%
31%
61
flagUkraine
33%
22%
16%
27%
18
flagUnknown
15%
43%
14%
26%
662
flagAustralia
33%
28%
14%
23%
21

Gender

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

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