BIO Miguel Oliver PELACUS 0318

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)BIO Miguel Oliver (29MO)
Cruise identifierPELACUS 0318
Cruise period2018-03-15 — 2018-04-15
Port of departureVigo, Spain
Port of returnVigo, Spain
ObjectivesThe International Blue Whiting Spawning Stock is conducted yearly and provides the only fishery independent SSB estimate of this specie used in the assessment at the Working Group Widely Distributed Stocks (WGWIDE). Previously, the results were used by the ICES Blue Whiting Assessment Working Group. The survey north 51°30' started in the seventies and applies the echointegration method to estimate the blue whiting abundance.
Chief scientistPablo Carrera (Spanish Institute of Oceanography, Vigo Oceanography Centre)
ProjectICES International Blue Whiting Spawning Stock Survey (IBWSS)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCBIO Miguel Oliver PELACUS 0318 NPRC migueloliver_pelacus0318.pdf (0.34 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCeltic Sea