Enter the total number of catches and the total effort units into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Catch Per Unit Effort.

## Catch Per Unit Effort Formula

CPUE = C / E

Variables:

- CPUE is the Catch Per Unit Effort (catch/unit)
- C is the total number of catches
- E is the total effort units

To calculate Catch Per Unit Effort, divide the number of catches by the number of effort units.

## How to Calculate Catch Per Unit Effort?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Catch Per Unit Effort.

- First, determine the total number of catches.
- Next, determine the total effort units.
- Next, gather the formula from above = CPUE = C / E.
- Finally, calculate the Catch Per Unit Effort.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem : **

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total number of catches = 87

total effort units = 3