Thalassa EVHOE2016

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Thalassa (35HT)
Cruise identifierEVHOE2016
Cruise period2016-10-17 — 2016-12-01
Port of departureBrest, France
Port of returnBrest, France
ObjectivesFrench Bottom Trawl Surveys in Bay of Biscay and Celtic Sea

The EVHOE project is a long term project and its main objectives are stable in time.
1) Build time series of abundance indices for the main commercial species of the Bay of Biscay and Celtic Sea to be used in stock assessments especially in estimating trends in abundance and variation in recruitment
2) Assess the impact of fishing on fish communities and provide data for an ecosystemic approach to fisheries management.

Chief scientistJean-Pierre Leaute (IFREMER La Rochelle-L'Houmeau Station)
NPRCThalassa EVHOE2016 NPRC thalassa_evhoe2016.pdf (1.88 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCeltic Sea
Bay of Biscay