fecR is a package for calculating fishing effort. It is based on work carried out at the 2nd DG MARE Ad-Hoc Working Group on Transversal Variables, Nicosia, Cyprus 22-26 February 2016.

Two measure of fishing effort are calculated: Days at Sea and Fishing Days.

There are two vignettes in the package. One to show you how to prepare your data and the either to show you how to calculate fishing effort.

This package is offered in good faith and with no guarantees.


Castro Ribeiro, C., Holmes, S., Scott, F., Berkenhagen, J., Demaneche, S., Prista, N., Reis, D., Reilly, T., Andriukaitiene, J., Aquilina, M., Avdič Mravlje, E., Calvo Santos, A., Charilaou, C., Dalskov, J., Davidiuk, I., Diamant, A., Egekvist, J., Elliot, M., Ioannou, M., Jakovleva, I. Kuzebski, E., Ozernaja, O., Pinnelo, D., Thasitis, I., Verlé, K., Vitarnen, J., Wójcik, I..Report of the 2nd Workshop on Transversal Variables. Nicosia, Cyprus. 22-26 February 2016. A DCF ad-hoc workshop EUR; doi