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RV Belgica 2010-31A

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Belgica (11BE)
Cruise identifier2010-31A
Cruise period2010-11-29 — 2010-12-03
StatusCompleted
Port of departureZeebrugge, Belgium
Port of returnLondon, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesObjectives

1. Alternative stimulation of fish by turbulence generating cups in the netopening.
2. Collect biological data on commercial fish species in the frame of NDGP (EU DataCollection Regulation)

In addition the monitoring of the sole, plaice, turbot, brill and cod populations was carried out by a second team.
Chief scientistHans Polet (RBINS Management Unit of North Sea and Scheldt Estuary Mathematical Models, Ostend)
Cruise reportRV Belgica 2010-31A cruise report belgica_2010-31.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea: Oost-Dyck, Kentish Knock, Black Deep, Knock Deep, Orfordness.
Track chartsRV Belgica 2010-31A cruise track — belgica_2010-31atrk.pdf (00 MB)