Interactive: Where did all the jack mackerel go?

Aggressive fishing has decimated jack mackerel stocks in the southern Pacific in the past two decades – from 30 million metric tons to less than 3 million.

Graph: jack mackerel stocks in the Southern Pacific

Total stock biomass: The total weight of the fish in a stock, both juveniles and adults.
Spawning biomass: The total weight of the fish in a stock that are old enough to reproduce.
Source: South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organization

Jack mackerel was once one of the world’s most abundant fish
The last fish

BBC documentary spotlights ICIJ probe into fish devastation

Apr 27, 2012

Infographic: How fish can ‘vanish’

Apr 19, 2012

Video: El último pez

Mar 21, 2012

Interactive: Track the Lafayette

Mar 21, 2012

Graphic: Who owns the fish?

Mar 21, 2012
Jack mackerel stocks have declined from 30 million metric tons to less than 3 million in just two decades
Lawmakers propose fishing ban for European fleets that target decimated jack mackerel

Dutch Parliament debates ICIJ’s Pacific overfishing investigation

Feb 17, 2012
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