Cruise inventory

Tridens IBTS2011

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Tridens (64T2)
Cruise identifierIBTS2011
Cruise period2011-01-24 — 2011-03-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureUnknown, Netherlands
Port of returnUnknown, Netherlands
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesICES International Bottom Trawl Survey. !The IBTS is designed to acquire recruitment indices and tuning data for several finfish species. The recruitment indices are used in ICES assessment working groups (herring, North Sea demersal fish, mackerel) and ACOM. Data on spatial and temporal distribution of fish species are used for ecosystem studies. Also, hydrographical data are obtained (CTD stations).
Chief scientistRemment ter Hofstede (Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, IJmuiden)
ProjectICES International Bottom Trawl Survey
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificEnglish Channel (East of 0). Southern and central North Sea (South of 57. 5N)