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RV Cefas Endeavour 4/09

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)
Cruise identifier4/09
Cruise period2009-03-02 — 2009-03-15
Port of departureSwansea, United Kingdom
Port of returnPortland Harbour, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo collect biological samples (length, age, weight, maturity) from a variety of fish species in ICES Divisions VIIa, VIIf, VIIg, VIIe. Fishing was undertaken using a Portuguese High Headline Trawl (PHHT) and 4m Steel Beam Trawl using a subset of the station grid previously fished on Cefas Celtic Sea Groundfish Surveys.
Chief scientistRichard Andrew Ayers (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise programmeRV Cefas Endeavour 4/09 cruise programme endeavour4_09.pdf — access key 'C' (0.02 MB) 
Cruise reportRV Cefas Endeavour 4/09 cruise report endeavour4_09.pdf — access key 'C' (0.33 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Celtic Sea
SpecificICES Divisions VIIa,e,f,g,h
Track chartsRV Cefas Endeavour 4/09 cruise track — endeavour4_09trk.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of stations = 34
Description: Deployment of Portuguese High Headline Trawl (PHHT) to collect fish