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RV Celtic Voyager CV15011

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Celtic Voyager (45CV)
Cruise identifierCV15011
Cruise period2015-05-17 — 2015-05-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureCork, Ireland
Port of returnCork, Ireland
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesObjectives

1. To quantify the chronic effect of trawling on macroinfauna community functional composition (i.e. abundance,
richness, evenness).
2. To assess the impact of bottom trawling on the trophic structure of benthic communities in the Celtic Sea Nephrops fishery.
3. To assess whether bottom trawling affects the fitness of fish species that feed on benthic invertebrates by changing their food availability.
Chief scientistMarija Sciberras (Bangor University School of Ocean Sciences)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCeltic Sea