Thalassa IBTS14

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Thalassa (35HT)
Cruise identifierIBTS14
Cruise period2014-01-16 — 2014-02-16
Port of departureBrest, France
Port of returnBoulogne, France
ObjectivesICES International Bottom Trawl Survey - Evaluations in Community fisheries management.

In addition to the work done for the IBTS programme, the following is carried out
1. An acoustic prospection in the Channel
2. A study on fish spwaning areas using the Continuous Underwater Fish Eggs Sampler device (CUFES),
3. A species-specific winter abundance and distribution of the winter planktonic community (phyto- and zooplankton)
4. A monitoring study on the structure and distribution of the benthic macro invertebrate communities.
Chief scientistYves Verin (IFREMER Channel and North Sea Centre)
ProjectICES International Bottom Trawl Survey
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCThalassa IBTS14 NPRC thalassa_ibts2014.pdf (0.41 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificEastern English Channel