Tridens wk 38-39 2013

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Tridens (64T2)
Cruise identifierwk 38-39 2013
Cruise period2013-09-16 — 2013-09-27
Port of departureScheveningen, Netherlands
Port of returnScheveningen, Netherlands
ObjectivesThe cruise is part of the ICES coordinated herring larvae surveys, which are carried out in September/October and December/January. This survey covers the Northern and Central North Sea. In each ICES rectangle. 9 double oblique hauls are made with the Gulf VII plankton torpedo with mounted CTD. The Gulf VII is fitted with a 20 cm diameter conical nose and a standard net of 280 μm mesh size. All larvae data are stored in a central database at the Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries and Fishery Ecology in Hamburg, Germany.
Chief scientistCindy J G van Damme (Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, IJmuiden)
ProjectICES Herring larvae survey
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCTridens wk 38-39 2013 NPRC tridens_20130916.pdf (0.52 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificBuchan and Central North Sea.
Track chartsTridens wk 38-39 2013 cruise track — tridens_20130916trk.pdf (0.20 MB)