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Definition
Proportion of marine fish stocks within biologically sustainable levels, measures the sustainability of the world's marine capture fisheries by their abundance. A fish stock whose abundance is at or greater than the level that can produce the maximum sustainable yield (MSY) is classified as biologically sustainable. In contrast, when abundance falls below the MSY level, the stock is considered biologically unsustainable.

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Stocks fished at biologically unsustainable levels (%) Sustainable fish stocks, % (SDG 14.4.1) Fisheries capture (Total)

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