Cruise inventory

Thalassa IBTS16

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Thalassa (35HT)
Cruise identifierIBTS16
Cruise period2016-01-19 — 2016-02-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBrest, France
Port of returnBoulogne, France
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesICES International Bottom Trawl Survey - Evaluations in Community fisheries management.

In addition to the work done for the IBTS programme, the following is carried out
1. An acoustic prospection in the Channel
2. A study on fish spwaning areas using the Continuous Underwater Fish Eggs Sampler device (CUFES),
3. A species-specific winter abundance and distribution of the winter planktonic community (phyto- and zooplankton)
4. A monitoring study on the structure and distribution of the benthic macro invertebrate communities.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17600/16002100
Chief scientistYves Verin (IFREMER Channel and North Sea Centre)
ProjectICES International Bottom Trawl Survey
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCThalassa IBTS16 NPRC thalassa_ibts2016.pdf (0.58 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea and Eastern English Channel