Cruise inventory

FFS Walther Herwig III 308

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FFS Walther Herwig III (06NI)
Cruise identifier308
Cruise period2008-01-17 — 2008-02-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBremerhaven, Germany
Port of returnBremerhaven, Germany
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe main aim of the survey is to provide abundance indices of the target species haddock, cod, saithe, herring, sprat whiting, mackerel and Norway pout. Fishing is done by GOV standard equipment, herring larvae are sampled by MIK net, hydrography by CTD and rosette sampler.
Chief scientistGerd Wegner (Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries, Hamburg)
ProjectICES International Bottom Trawl Survey
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea