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Celtic Explorer CE15005

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Celtic Explorer (45CE)
Cruise identifierCE15005
Cruise period2015-03-22 — 2015-04-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGalway, Ireland
Port of returnGalway, Ireland
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesBlue whiting acoustic stock survey (BWAS). Determine the relative abundance and age structure of blue whiting spawning aggregations to the West of Ireland and Scotland as part of the Internationally coordinated spawning stock survey.
Chief scientistCiaran O'Donnell (Marine Institute Galway)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificRockall Trough, Continental Shelf and Hebridean Shelf and Slope.