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FFS Solea 591

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FFS Solea (06SL)
Cruise identifier591
Cruise period2008-06-26 — 2008-07-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureCuxhaven, Germany
Port of returnCuxhaven, Germany
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesAssessment of Herring and Sprat stocks as part of an international (ICES co-ordinated) hydroacoustic survey. Hydroacoustic measurements, reference fishing on selected fishing stations, length and weight measurements, otolith sampling for age determination, hydrographic stations with CTD-probe, herring trawl for pelagic and bottom trawling.
Chief scientistEckhard Bethke (Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries, Hamburg)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea