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Title: International Blue Whiting Spawning Stock Survey (IBWSS) Spring 2013
Authors: Marine Institute
Institute for Marine Resources & Ecosystem Studies
Institute of Marine Research
PINRO
Faroe Marine Research Institute
Marine Scotland Marine Laboratory
Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut
Danish Institute for Fisheries Research
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
Galway and Mayo Institute of Technology
Keywords: ICES
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Marine Institute
Citation: Marine Institute, Institute for Marine Resources & Ecosystem Studies, Institute of Marine Research, PINRO, Faroe Marine Research Institute, Marine Scotland Marine Laboratory, Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut & Danish Institute for Fisheries Research, Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, Galway and Mayo Institute of Technology, "International Blue Whiting Spawning Stock Survey (IBWSS) Spring 2013", Marine Institute 2013
Abstract: Coordination of the survey was initiated in the meeting of the Working Group on International Pelagic Surveys (WGIPS) and continued by correspondence until the start of the survey. During the survey, updates on vessel positions and trawl activities were collated by the survey coordinator and distributed to the participants twice daily. Norway did not participate in the survey this year. The survey design used and described in ICES (2012) allowed for a flexible setup of transects and good coverage of the spawning aggregations. Due to acceptable - good weather conditions throughout the survey period, the survey resulted in a high quality coverage of the stock. Transects of all vessels were consistent in spatial coverage and timing, delivering full coverage of the respective distribution areas within 19 days.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10793/868
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