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RV Cefas Endeavour 07/11

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)
Cruise identifier07/11
Cruise period2011-04-28 — 2011-05-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesAims

To describe the size and species structure of epifaunal communities in the Celtic Sea to provide production and diversity estimates. This will support the validation of models of benthic production and diversity in the Celtic Sea (Defra MF1001).

Narrative

RV CEFAS ENDEAVOUR will sail from Lowestoft on 28th April and steam south to south-west to begin collection of infauna (Hamon grab) and associated biological data (2m beam trawl) from a grid covering ICES area VIIe (Start point/Lyme Bay and south of the Scilly Isles). RV CEFAS ENDEAVOUR will return to port in Lowestoft on 7 May.
Chief scientistBrian F M Harley (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificSouthwestern Approaches (ICES area VIIe)
Track chartsRV Cefas Endeavour 07/11 cruise track — endeavour07_11trk.pdf (00 MB)