RV G.O. Sars 2006104

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV G.O. Sars (58G2)
Cruise identifier2006104
Cruise period2006-03-15 — 2006-04-17
Objectives1. Acoustic assessment of the blue whiting spawning stock. The cruise is part of the international blue whiting survey coordinated through the ICES Planning Grooup on Northeast Atlantic Pelagic Ecosystem Surveys.
2. Measurements of acoustic target strength of blue whiting.
3. Observations on plankton and hydrography.
Chief scientistMikko Heino (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCRV G.O. Sars 2006104 NPRC gosars_2006104.pdf (0.25 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificWest of UK and Ireland, Faroe Islands.