Magnus Heinason 1110

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Magnus Heinason (26MH)
Cruise identifier1110
Cruise period2011-03-30 — 2011-04-13
Port of departureTórshavn, Faroe Islands
Port of returnTórshavn, Faroe Islands
ObjectivesAssess the spawning stock of blue whiting in March-April 2011 as part of the joint international survey on the spawning grounds west of the British Isles, the Porcupine Bank and the Rockall Bank. Four parties and six research vessels take part in the survey, coordinated by the Planning Group on Northeast Atlantic Pelagic Ecosystem Surveys (PGNAPES) at ICES. Results to be used in the assessment of blue whiting by the Working Group on Widely Distributed Stocks (Blue Whiting, NEA Mackerel, horse mackerel and Norwegian spring spawning Herring) (WGWDS), formerly the Northern Pelagic and Blue Whiting Working Group (NPBWWG), in September 2011.
Chief scientistJan Arge Jacobsen (Faroe Marine Research Institute)
NPRCMagnus Heinason 1110 NPRC magnusheinason_1110.pdf (0.46 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCeltic Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificWest of the UK and Ireland. Porcupine Bank. Rockall Bank.