Meaning of CATCH PER UNIT OF EFFORT in English

CATCH PER UNIT OF EFFORT

CPUE. The quantity of fish caught (in number or in weight) with one standard unit of fishing effort; e.g. number of fish taken per 1000 hooks per day or weight of fish, in tons, taken per hour of trawling. CPUE is often considered an index of fish biomass (or abundance). Sometimes referred to as catch rate.

Fishery English glossary.      Английский глоссарий рыболовства .