Jasmine IRIS2016

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Jasmine (11JO)
Cruise identifierIRIS2016
Cruise period2016-09-15 — 2016-10-02
Port of departureZeebrugge, Belgium
Port of returnZeebrugge, Belgium
ObjectivesComparative fishing study with parallel hauls between the research vessel RV Endeavour (as used in the UK BTS) and a Belgian beam trawler.
A science-industry grid survey in the Irish Sea (from 53°N to 55°N).
Modern stock identification techniques (i.e. genetic and micro-chemical fingerprinting and otolith shape analysis) will be performed on tissue (fin clips) and otoliths collected.
Further develop the Fisheries-Science-Partnership (FSP).
Chief scientistKelle Moreau (Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Ostend)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsJasmine IRIS2016 cruise track — jasmine_iris2016trk.pdf (0.05 MB)