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RV Cefas Endeavour 06/10

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)
Cruise identifier06/10
Cruise period2010-03-16 — 2010-03-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureSwansea, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesAims

1. To carry out a beam trawl survey of the Western Channel for stock assessment purposes using standardized 4m beam trawls in order to obtain information on:
a) Distribution, size composition and abundance of all fish species caught.
b) Age - length distribution of selected species.
c) Distribution of fish in relation to their environment.
d) Distribution of macrobenthos and anthropogenic debris.
e) Surface and bottom temperature and salinity data using CTD.
f) Length weight & maturity information using individual fish measurements, in support of the EU Data Regulation.

2. To collect acoustic data at two operating frequencies (38 kHz and 120 kHz) continuously throughout the cruise. An attempt will be made to use this data to determine habitats and the scale at which these vary.
Chief scientistSven Richard Kupschus (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cefas Endeavour 06/10 cruise report endeavour06_10.pdf — access key 'C' (0.30 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificWestern English Channel (ICES area VIIE)
Track chartsRV Cefas Endeavour 06/10 cruise track — endeavour06_10trk.pdf (00 MB)