FS Heincke HE289

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Heincke (06HK)
Cruise identifierHE289
Cruise period2008-06-10 — 2008-07-03
Port of departureHelgoland, Germany
Port of returnHelgoland, Germany
ObjectivesChemical ecology and symbiosis research. A major objective is to understand how marine invertebrates are chemically defended against predators or fouling organisms. Topic focuses on the elucidation of chemical structures of cnidarian venoms, its cellular effects and producers. Biological material comprises Cnidaria species from the Orkney regions, the Hebrides, Shetland Islands and the waters of Helgoland.
Chief scientistChristian Harald Schütt (Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research)
NPRCFS Heincke HE289 NPRC heincke_he289.pdf (0.37 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificOrkney, Hebrides, Shetland.