Cruise inventory

Tridens wk 15-18 2016

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Tridens (64T2)
Cruise identifierwk 15-18 2016
Cruise period2016-04-11 — 2016-05-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureIJmuiden, Netherlands
Port of returnIJmuiden, Netherlands
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesBiomass estimation of mackerel and horse mackerel stock. To collect data of the distribution of mackerel and horse mackerel eggs, to collect data on fecundity of female mackerel and horse mackerel and to obtain hydrographical data. Mackerel and horse mackerel eggs will be collected with a Gulf VII plankton sampler. Mackerel and horse mackerel samples will be collected with a pelagic trawl.
Chief scientistCindy J G van Damme (Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, IJmuiden)
ProjectICES Mackerel Egg Survey
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Celtic Sea
Bay of Biscay
SpecificWestern Channel, Celtic Sea, Bay of Biscay
Track chartsTridens wk 15-18 2016 cruise track — tridens_20160411trk.pdf (00 MB)