ICES International Blue Whiting Survey. Estimate the spawning stock abundance of Blue Whiting using acoustic methods. A pelagic trawl (5600 meshes), fitted out with an inner codend of 20 mm meshes, will be used for identifying the echotraces.
Sascha M Fassler (Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, IJmuiden)
ICES International Blue Whiting Survey
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Continental shelf to the west of the UK and Ireland