Salling Sandeel2014

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Salling (26SB)
Cruise identifierSandeel2014
Cruise period2014-11-21 — 2014-12-14
Port of departureEsbjerg Havn, Denmark
Port of returnEsbjerg Havn, Denmark
ObjectivesThe 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 scientistDirk Thijssen (Technical University of Denmark, National Institute of Aquatic Resources)
Cruise reportSalling Sandeel2014 cruise report salling_sandeel2014.pdf (0.75 MB) 
NPRCSalling Sandeel2014 NPRC salling_sandeel2014.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea between UK and Denmark
Track chartsSalling Sandeel2014 cruise track — salling_sandeel2014trk.pdf (0.77 MB)