Thalassa IBTS07

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Thalassa (35HT)
Cruise identifierIBTS07
Cruise period2007-01-27 — 2007-02-24
Port of departureBrest, France
Port of returnBoulogne, France
ObjectivesMain objective: To build up times series of abundance indexes for the main commercial species in the North Sea (Assessment of the main North Sea commercial species). Larval index calculated for herring and sprat. Additional objectives: Egg sampling using the CUFES (Continuous Underway Fish Egg Sampler) in the North Sea. Study of the distribution and relative abundance in winter of marine mammals and seabirds in the North Sea. Logging of acoustic data for later analysis.

Related projects are the International Bottom Trawl Survey ' Assessments of fisheries under EU management and non-EU management. Fisheries information system.
Chief scientistYves Verin (IFREMER Channel and North Sea Centre)
NPRCThalassa IBTS07 NPRC thalassa_ibts07.pdf (0.33 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel