RV Johan Hjort 2013204

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Johan Hjort (58J3)
Cruise identifier2013204
Cruise period2013-05-01 — 2013-06-09
Port of departureBergen, Norway
Port of returnKristiansund, Norway
ObjectivesFirst part of the cruise (1-31 May) was part of a joint international collaboration to monitor acoustically the abundance and distribution of Norwegian Spring Spawning herring and blue whiting in the Norwegian Sea. Second part of the cruise (31 May - 8 June) was a research effort to investigate overlap between herring larvae and mackerel and find out to which extent the larvae were important prey for mackerel.
Chief scientistAage Hoines (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCRV Johan Hjort 2013204 NPRC johanhjort_2013204.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorwegian Sea
SpecificEastern Norwegian Sea