|Ship name (ship code)||Tridens (64T2)|
|Cruise period||2003-01-27 — 2003-02-26|
|Port of departure||Unknown, Netherlands|
|Port of return||Unknown, Netherlands|
|Objectives||This survey aims at estimating the recruitment of a number of commercial fish species, such as herring, cod, haddock, whiting and norway pout. During the survey also hydrographical data are collected.
In each ICES rectangle visited, one haul (30 minutes) will be made with a GOV bottom trawl. After each haul, a profile will be made with a CTD-sonde. In addition, herring larvae will be sampled with a plankton net (MIK).
|Chief scientist||Henk J L Heessen (Netherlands Institute for Fisheries Research)|
|Project||ICES International Bottom Trawl Survey|
|Coordinating body||International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)|
|Specific||Southern and Central North Sea|