This is an official statistics publication.
Statistics on effort use in the Cod Recovery Zone and Western Waters are submitted to the European Commission on the 15th day of each month. The information provided to the Commission will be available for download from this page on the following working day. Monthly information on effort deployed in the Sole Recovery Zone is not currently requested by the Commission.
Data submitted to the European Commission for effort use only contains validated data on the MMO systems. The Marine Management Organisation follows all Defra statistical policies.