RV G.O. Sars 2015108

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV G.O. Sars (58G2)
Cruise identifier2015108
Cruise period2015-05-01 — 2015-05-05
Port of departureBergen, Norway
Port of returnBergen, Norway
ObjectivesThe main purpose of the cruise is the assessment of the herring and blue whiting, i.e. stock size and distribution using acoustic methods combined with sampling with pelagic trawls. The cruise is part of an international coordinated survey with vessels from the Faroes, Iceland, EU (Denmark), Norway, and Russia participating. Information on other species such as argentines, mackerel and red fish is collected upon encounter. The survey is coordinated by ICES Working Group of International Pelagic Surveys.
Chief scientistAage Hoines (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCRV G.O. Sars 2015108 NPRC gosars_2015108.pdf (0.31 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorwegian Sea