FS Heincke HE307

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Heincke (06HK)
Cruise identifierHE307
Cruise period2009-07-02 — 2009-07-24
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 HE307 NPRC heincke_he307.pdf (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificOrkney, Hebrides, Shetland.