RV Celtic Voyager CV15011

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Celtic Voyager (45CV)
Cruise identifierCV15011
Cruise period2015-05-17 — 2015-05-24
Port of departureCork, Ireland
Port of returnCork, Ireland

1. To quantify the chronic effect of trawling on macroinfauna community functional composition (i.e. abundance,
richness, evenness).
2. To assess the impact of bottom trawling on the trophic structure of benthic communities in the Celtic Sea Nephrops fishery.
3. To assess whether bottom trawling affects the fitness of fish species that feed on benthic invertebrates by changing their food availability.
Chief scientistMarija Sciberras (Bangor University School of Ocean Sciences)
NPRCRV Celtic Voyager CV15011 NPRC celticvoyager_cv15011.pdf (0.49 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCeltic Sea