Cruise inventory

Celtic Explorer CE0805

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Celtic Explorer (45CE)
Cruise identifierCE0805
Cruise period2008-03-31 — 2008-04-20
Port of departureUnknown, Ireland
Port of returnUnknown, Ireland
ObjectivesNorth West Herring Acoustic survey. To assess the size of the spawning aggregations of blue whiting in ICES divisions VIIb, c and VIa-b, using acoustic methods as a means or estimating the abundance.
Chief scientistCiaran O'Donnell (Marine Institute Galway)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCCeltic Explorer CE0805 NPRC celticexplorer_ce0805.pdf (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificAlong the shelfbreak from the area north of 56N outside the 200m contour and northwards to 59N.