Tridens wk 13-16 2013

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Tridens (64T2)
Cruise identifierwk 13-16 2013
Cruise period2013-03-26 — 2013-04-05
Port of departureUnknown, Netherlands
Port of returnUnknown, Netherlands
ObjectivesICES 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.
Chief scientistSascha M Fassler (Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, IJmuiden)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCTridens wk 13-16 2013 NPRC tridens_20130319.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificWestern Approaches and West of Ireland, 52°N to 61°N, 5°W to 16°W.