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RV Cefas Endeavour 9/06

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)
Cruise identifier9/06
Cruise period2006-04-07 — 2006-04-16
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To use a 2m beam trawl to collect representative samples of benthic organisms on the sandeel fishing grounds on the North West Riff & The Hills.
2. To use fishing and acoustic survey methods to estimate the habitat occupancy of sandeels on the same grounds.
3. To use established survey methods to estimate the abundance and distribution of plankton on the sandeel fishing grounds on the North West Riff & The Hills.
4. To use the 'CEFAS dredge cam' to determine the correct warp: depth ratio for optimal fishing performance of the sandeel dredge.
5. To develop methods for collection and sampling of large gelatinous plankton/nekton.
6. To collect representative samples of sandeels for fatty acid analysis (FAA).
Chief scientistDavid Andrew Righton (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise programmeRV Cefas Endeavour 9/06 cruise programme endeavour9_06.pdf — access key 'C' (0.01 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea