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Magnus Heinason 1622

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Magnus Heinason (26MH)
Cruise identifier1622
Cruise period2016-05-25 — 2016-06-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departureTórshavn, Faroe Islands
Port of returnTórshavn, Faroe Islands
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesAssess the spawning stock of mackerel in spring/summer 2016 as part of the joint international mackerel egg survey on the spawning grounds west of the British Isles. Several research vessels and several periods will be covered during the various surveys (see text table below for vessels in our period), coordinated by the ICES. The results will be used in the assessment of mackerel by the Working Group on Widely Distributed Stocks [WGWIDE] in August 2016.
Chief scientistJan Arge Jacobsen (Faroe Marine Research Institute)
ProjectICES International Mackerel Egg Survey
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)