Christian i Grotinum 1552

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Christian i Grotinum (FOCA)
Cruise identifier1552
Cruise period2015-07-01 — 2015-07-28
Port of departureTórshavn, Faroe Islands
Port of returnTórshavn, Faroe Islands
ObjectivesAssess the stock of Northeast Atlantic mackerel by swept area trawl survey method (International Ecosystem Summer Survey in the Nordic Seas, TESSNS) in July 2015. Three parties (Iceland, Farocs and Norway) with four vessels (one research vessel and three commercial trawlers) take part in the survey, coordinated by the Working Group of International Pelagic Surveys (WGlPS) in ICES. The aim is to use the results in the assessment of mackerel whiting by the Working Group on Widely Distributed Stocks (Blue Whiting, NEA Mackerel, horse mackerel and Norwegian spring spawning Herring) (WGWIDE) in August 2015.
Chief scientistJan Arge Jacobsen (Faroe Marine Research Institute)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCChristian i Grotinum 1552 NPRC finnurfridi_1552.pdf (0.63 MB)  Christian i Grotinum 1552 NPRC christianigrotinum_1552.pdf (0.33 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNE Atlantic, north of the UK