SDG 14 · Indicator

Fish caught from overexploited or collapsed stocks

% of total catch

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SDG achieved

Challenges remain

Significant challenges remain

Major challenges remain

Information unavailable


The percentage of a country’s total catch, within its exclusive economic zone (EEZ), that is comprised of species that are overexploited or collapsed, weighted by the quality of fish catch data.

Long-Term Objective

Technical Optimum

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 0.


Pauly D., Zeller D. (2018). Sea Around Us Concepts, Design and Data. Available from: Wendling, Z., Emerson, J., Esty, D., Levy, M, de Sherbinin, A., et al. (2018). 2018 Environmental Performance Index. New Haven, CT: Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy. Available from:

Fish caught from overexploited or collapsed stocks