RV Johan Hjort 2011210

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Johan Hjort (58J3)
Cruise identifier2011210
Cruise period2011-06-28 — 2011-07-25
Port of departureUnknown, Norway
Port of returnUnknown, Norway
ObjectivesQuality control of trawls. Combined IBTS (International Bottom Trawl Survey) and acoustic stock assessment survey for collecting data, respectively demersal fish, herring sprat and saithe. Oceanographic sections Hanstholm-Aberdeen and Utsira-Start Point. Data on hydrography, nutrients, plankton, herring and sprat larvae. Process studies examining life history dynamics of fish larvae. The cruise also included surveys of the level of environmental toxins (from oil) in fish. Gill samples of saithe for genetic analysis.
Chief scientistIrene Huse (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCRV Johan Hjort 2011210 NPRC johanhjort_2011210.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorthern North Sea