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Tridens wk 4 2014

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Tridens (64T2)
Cruise identifierwk 4 2014
Cruise period2014-01-19 — 2014-01-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureScheveningen, Netherlands
Port of returnScheveningen, Netherlands
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe cruise is part of the ICES coordinated herring larvae surveys, which are carried out in September/October and December/January. The survey covers the southern North Sea. In each ICES rectangle 9 double oblique hauls are made with the Gulf VII plankton torpedo with mounted CTD. The Gulf VII is fitted with a 20 cm diameter conical nose and a standard net of 280 μm mesh size. All larvae data are stored in a central database at the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences.
Chief scientistCindy J G van Damme (Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, IJmuiden)
ProjectICES International Herring Larvae Survey
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea and English Channel (between 49 and 53N)
Track chartsTridens wk 4 2014 cruise track — tridens_20140119trk.pdf (00 MB)