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FFS Walther Herwig III 326

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FFS Walther Herwig III (06NI)
Cruise identifier326
Cruise period2009-09-15 — 2009-09-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBremerhaven, Germany
Port of returnBremerhaven, Germany
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe cruise is part of ICES co-ordinated International Herring Larvae Surveys (IHLS) in 2009/10. The main aim is to estimate the distribution and abundance of herring larvae for assessment purposes. The samples are taken on a standard station grid (stations are 10 nm apart) by a modified GULF III plankton sampler (Nackthai).
Chief scientistNobert Rohlf (Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries, Hamburg)
ProjectICES International Herring Larvae Survey
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificCES areas IVa and Ivb