Magnus Heinason 1410

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Magnus Heinason (26MH)
Cruise identifier1410
Cruise period2014-03-27 — 2014-04-09
Port of departureTórshavn, Faroe Islands
Port of returnTórshavn, Faroe Islands
ObjectivesAssess the spawning stock of blue whiting in April 2014 as part of the joint international Blue Whiting Survey (IBWSS) on the spawning grounds west of the British Isles, the Porcupine Bank and the Rockall Bank. Four parties and six research vessels take part in the survey, coordinated by the Working Group of International Pelagic Surveys (WGIPS) in ICES. The results will be used in the assessment of blue whiting by the Working Group on Widely Distributed Stocks (WGWIDE) in August 2014.
Chief scientistJan Arge Jacobsen (Faroe Marine Research Institute)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Cruise reportMagnus Heinason 1410 cruise report magnusheinason_1410.pdf (1.77 MB) 
NPRCMagnus Heinason 1410 NPRC magnusheinason_1410.pdf (1.56 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwest of the UK.
Track chartsMagnus Heinason 1410 cruise track — magnusheinason_1410trk.pdf (0.10 MB)