|Ship name (ship code)||Thalassa (35HT)|
|Cruise period||2016-10-17 — 2016-12-01|
|Port of departure||Brest, France|
|Port of return||Brest, France|
|Objectives||French 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 scientist||Jean-Pierre Leaute (IFREMER La Rochelle-L'Houmeau Station)|
Bay of Biscay