North Sea Mackerel egg survey 2014. Biomass estimation of mackerel stock in the North Sea. To collect data of the distribution of mackerel eggs, to collect data on
fecundity of female mackerel and to obtain hydrographical data. Mackerel eggs will be collected with a Gulf VII plankton sampler. Mackerel samples will be collected with fishing rod and a pelagic trawl.
Cindy J G van Damme (Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, IJmuiden)
ICES Mackerel Egg Survey
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)