Celtic Explorer CE20008

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Celtic Explorer (45CE)
Cruise identifierCE20008
Cruise period2020-06-10 — 2020-07-15
Port of departureGalway, Ireland
Port of returnGalway, Ireland
ObjectivesWESPAS. 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 CE20008 NPRC celticexplorer_ce20008.pdf (0.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Celtic Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificWest of UK and Ireland