RV Johan Hjort 2016205

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Johan Hjort (58J3)
Cruise identifier2016205
Cruise period2016-05-02 — 2016-05-15
Port of departureBergen, Norway
Port of returnBergen, Norway

1. Assessment of 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.

2. Hydrographic investigations by use of CTD sonde, and plankton investigations using plankton nets.
Chief scientistAage Hoines (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCRV Johan Hjort 2016205 NPRC johanhjort_2016205.pdf (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBarents Sea
Norwegian Sea