1. Acoustic assessment of the blue whiting spawning stock. The cruise is part of the international blue whiting survey coordinated through the ICES Planning Group on Northeast Atlantic Pelagic Ecosystem Surveys with participants from Ireland, the Netherlands, the Faroes, and Russia.
2. Measurements of acoustic target strength of blue whiting.
3. Observations on hydrography.
Olav Rune Godø (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)