1. To determine the distribution, development and physiological states of Calanus finmarchicus in relation to the oceanographic features of the northern North Sea/Faroe Bank, and the southern Norwegian Sea.
2. To collect measurements of primary production and copepod egg production in the northern North Sea.
Kathrine Richardson (Danish Institute for Fisheries Research), Mike R Heath (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
North Sea Norwegian Sea North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Northern North Sea/Faroe Bank and the southern Norwegian Sea
Quantity: number of stations = 50
Biology and fisheries
Quantity: number of samples = 1356 Description: plankton samples to determine distribution, development and physical states of Calanus finmarchicus.