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Celtic Explorer CE16017

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Celtic Explorer (45CE)
Cruise identifierCE16017
Cruise period2016-11-14 — 2016-12-18
StatusCurrent
Port of departureGalway, Ireland
Port of returnGalway, Ireland
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesIrish Groundfish Survey 2016 Leg 2. The Irish Groundfish Survey (IGFS) is carried out in the 4th quarter annually as part of an internationally coordinated demersal trawl survey effort under the ICES working group for International Bottom Trawl Surveys (IBTS).
Chief scientistDavid Stokes (Marine Institute Galway)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCeltic Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificWest of Scotland (ICES area VIa south of 56.5°N, and all of VIIb). Celtic Sea (ICES area VIIg and VIIj north of the 50°N line and west to the 600m contour).