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Magnus Heinason 0724

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Magnus Heinason (26MH)
Cruise identifier0724
Cruise period2007-03-29 — 2007-04-10
StatusCompleted
Port of departureTórshavn, Faroe Islands
Port of returnTórshavn, Faroe Islands
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesAssess the spawning stock of blue whiting in March/April 2007 as part of the jOint international ICES coordinated PGNAPES survey on the spawning grounds west of the British Isles and Porcupine Bank. Four parties and six research vessels took part in the survey, coordinated by the Planning Group on Northeast Atlantic Pelagic Ecosystem Surveys (PGNAPES) at ICES. Results to be used in the assessment of blue whiting by the Northern Pelagic and Blue Whiting Working Group (NPBWWG) in August 2007.
Chief scientistS Hjalti i Jakupsstovu (Faroese Fisheries Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCeltic Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificWest of the UK and Ireland. Porcupine Bank.