Magnus Heinason 2010

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Magnus Heinason (26MH)
Cruise identifier2010
Cruise period2020-03-26 — 2020-04-08
Port of departureTórshavn, Faroe Islands
Port of returnTórshavn, Faroe Islands
ObjectivesAssess the spawning stock of blue whiting in April 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 September 2020.
Chief scientistJan Arge Jacobsen (Faroe Marine Research Institute)
ProjectICES International Blue Whiting Survey (IBWSS)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCMagnus Heinason 2010 NPRC magnusheinason_2010.pdf (0.67 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificPorcupine Bank, Rockall Bank