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RV G.O. Sars 2014105

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV G.O. Sars (58G2)
Cruise identifier2014105
Cruise period2014-03-22 — 2014-04-07
Port of departureUnknown, Norway
Port of returnUnknown, Norway
ObjectivesInternational Blue Whiting Spawning stock Survey (IBWSS), coordinated by ICES. The main purpose of the cruise is the assessment of the spawning stock size, distribution and migrations of blue whiting using acoustic methods combined with sampling with pelagic trawls. The cruise is part of an international coordinated blue whiting survey with vessels from the Netherlands, Ireland, the Faroes, Norway, and Russia participating. Information on other species such as argentines, mackerel and horse mackerel is collected upon encounter.
Chief scientistAage Hoines (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCRV G.O. Sars 2014105 NPRC gosars_2014105.pdf (1.88 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificWest of Scotland