Magnus Heinason 1812

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Magnus Heinason (26MH)
Cruise identifier1812
Cruise period2018-03-28 — 2018-04-11
Port of departureTórshavn, Faroe Islands
Port of returnTórshavn, Faroe Islands
ObjectivesAssess the spawning stock of blue whiting in April 2018 as part of the joint international blue whiting survey (IBWSS) on the spawning grounds west of the British Isles, the Porcupine Bank and the Rockall Bank. Three parties and four research vessels take part in the survey, coordinated by the Working Group of International Pelagic Surveys (WGIPS) in ICES. The results will be used in the assessment of blue whiting by the Working Group on Widely Distributed Stocks (WGWIDE) in August 2018.
Chief scientistJan Arge Jacobsen (Faroe Marine Research Institute)
NPRCMagnus Heinason 1812 NPRC magnusheinason_1812.pdf (0.64 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth and West of Scotland