FFS Walther Herwig III 378

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FFS Walther Herwig III (06NI)
Cruise identifier378
Cruise period2014-09-22 — 2014-10-02
Port of departureBremerhaven, Germany
Port of returnBremerhaven, Germany
ObjectivesThe cruise is part of the ICES co-ordinated International Herring Larvae Surveys (IHLS) in 2014/15. The aim is to estimate the distribution and abundance of North Sea herring larvae for assessment purposes. The larvae samples are taken on a standard grid with a station to station distance of approx. 10 nm. Used gear is a modified GULF III plankton sampler (Nackthai). Area of investigation was around the Orkney-Islands and in the Buchan area.
Chief scientistNobert Rohlf (Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries, Hamburg)
ProjectICES International Herring Larvae Study
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Cruise reportFFS Walther Herwig III 378 cruise report waltherherwigiii_378.pdf (0.25 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificOrkney Islands and Buchan area
Track chartsFFS Walther Herwig III 378 cruise track — waltherherwigiii_378trk.pdf (0.19 MB)