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Cruise inventory

Den Hoope IRIS 2016/02

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Den Hoope (11IF)
Cruise identifierIRIS 2016/02
Cruise period2016-09-10 — 2016-09-30
Port of departureOstend, Belgium
Port of returnOstend, Belgium
ObjectivesComparative fishing study with parallel hauls between the research vessel RV Endeavour (as used in the UK BTS) and a Belgian beam trawler.
A science-industry grid survey in the Irish Sea (from 53°N to 55°N).
Modern stock identification techniques (i.e. genetic and micro-chemical fingerprinting and otolith shape analysis) will be performed on tissue (fin clips) and otoliths collected.
Further develop the Fisheries-Science-Partnership (FSP).
Chief scientistUnknown (Unknown)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel