Celtic Explorer CE17011

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Celtic Explorer (45CE)
Cruise identifierCE17011
Cruise period2017-07-07 — 2017-07-21
Port of departureGalway, Ireland
Port of returnGalway, Ireland
ObjectivesICES International Pelagic Survey. This survey forms part of a larger effort surveying the biomass of herring along the Malin Shelf in collaboration with Marine Scotland as well as international partners in the North Sea. Information from these surveys are used in the stock assessment process as a fishery independent measure of stock abundance.
Chief scientistCiaran O'Donnell (Marine Institute Galway)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCCeltic Explorer CE17011 NPRC celticexplorer_ce17009_11.pdf (0.56 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Celtic Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificWest of Scotland and Ireland (Malin Shelf) and the Celtic Sea