Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Salling (26SB)|
|Cruise period||2014-11-21 — 2014-12-14|
|Port of departure||Esbjerg Havn, Denmark|
|Port of return||Esbjerg Havn, Denmark|
|Objectives||The purpose of the sand eel dredge survey was to collect sand eels buried in the seabed and compare catches (number and age composition) with the previous year's collections to assess the 2014 year class strength of sand eel in the different areas adopted by ICES in 2009. Data from the dredge survey is the basis for calculating an index, which will be used in the stock assessment.
In addition, to try to validate/quality ensure each haul using bottom contact sensors mounted on the gear (dredges).
|Chief scientist||Dirk Thijssen (Technical University of Denmark, National Institute of Aquatic Resources)|
|Cruise report||(0.75 MB)|
|Specific||North Sea between UK and Denmark|
|Track charts||(0.77 MB)|