Celtic Explorer CE17015

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Celtic Explorer (45CE)
Cruise identifierCE17015
Cruise period2017-10-15 — 2017-11-04
Port of departureGalway, Ireland
Port of returnGalway, Ireland
ObjectivesCeltic Sea Herring Acoustic Survey 2017. Determine the relative abundance and age structure of herring spawning aggregations in the Celtic Sea and south west Ireland as part of an annual spawning stock survey. Data collected is used during the assessment of this stock for fishery applications within ICES.
Chief scientistCiaran O'Donnell (Marine Institute Galway)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCCeltic Explorer CE17015 NPRC celticexplorer_ce17015.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCeltic Sea
SpecificSouthwest of Ireland, Celtic Sea and Celtic Deep.