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Title: Blue Whiting Acoustic Survey Cruise Report, March 22 - April 11, 2014
Authors: O'Donnell, Ciaran
Mullins, Eugene
Johnston, Graham
Keogh, Niall
Oudejans, Machiel
Keywords: ICES
Blue whiting
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Marine Institute
Citation: O'Donnell, C., Mullins, E., Johnston, G., Keogh, N., Oudejans, M., "Blue Whiting Acoustic Survey Cruise Report, March 22 - April 11, 2014", Marine Institute 2014
Series/Report no.: FSS Survey Series;2014/01
Abstract: Acoustic surveys on blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou) spawning aggregations in the north east Atlantic have been carried out by the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) Norway since the early 1970s. The 2014 survey was part of an international collaborative survey using the vessels RV Celtic Explorer (Ireland), RV Fridtjof Nansen (Russia), RV Tridens (Netherlands) and the RV Magnus Heinason (Faroes). The total combined area coverage extended from the Faroe Islands in the north (62° N) to south of Ireland (52° N), with east -west extension from 4°-19° W. International survey participants meet shortly after the survey to present data and produce a combined relative abundance stock estimate and report.The combined survey report is presented annually at the WGIPS meeting held in January. The information presented here relates specifically to the Irish survey.
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