Den Hoope IRIS 2016/02
|Ship name (ship code)||Den Hoope (11IF)|
|Cruise identifier||IRIS 2016/02|
|Cruise period||2016-09-10 — 2016-09-30|
|Port of departure||Ostend, Belgium|
|Port of return||Ostend, Belgium|
|Objectives||Comparative 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 scientist||Unknown (Unknown)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|