FS Heincke 0195H
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FS Heincke (06HK)|
|Cruise period||1995-06-26 — 1995-07-18|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a survey for mackerel and horse mackerel eggs on the western stocks of these species.
2. To determine the vertical distribution of mackerel and horse mackerel larvae and the dispersal.
3. To sample adult mackerel and horse mackerel to obtain ovary samples for estimation of atresia.
4. To estimate respiration and egg production rates in calanus species.
5. To monitor temperature and salinity in the sampling area.
|Chief scientist||Chris D Hall (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.39 MB)|
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Track charts||(0.16 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: Seasurface temperature and salinity monitored continuously throughout the cruise.|
|CTD stations||Description: Temperature, salinity and chlorophyll profiles obtained at each plankton station using a Chelsea CTD logger.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 122|
Description: surveyed for mackerel and horse mackerel eggs.
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 26|
Description: larve collected using a dual Methot net for length measurements.
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 5|
Description: to determine mackerel abundance.