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Fridtjof Nansen 01/2016

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Fridtjof Nansen (06FI)
Cruise identifier01/2016
Cruise period2016-03-11 — 2016-04-30
StatusCompleted
Port of departureMurmansk, Russian Federation
Port of returnMurmansk, Russian Federation
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesInternational Trawl-Acoustic Survey (TAS) for blue whiting stock, oceanography. The research is carried out within the framework of the long-term cooperation between scientists along the line of the ICES working groups (Working Group of International Pelagic Surveys WGIPS and Working Group on Widely Distributed Stocks WGWIDE(PGNAPES)). Estimation of the blue whiting population abundance index in the spawning grounds.
Chief scientistAlexander Pronyuk (Polar Res. Ins. of Mar. Fisheries + Ocean. Russia)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwest of the UK