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  • Survey Report: Biological Sampling Survey 16-25 February 2007, Celtic Sea

    Gerritsen, H.D. (Marine Institute, 2007)
    The Biological Sampling Survey took place on 16-25 February in Celtic Sea on the Celtic Voyager. The survey is intended to address the requirements of the Data Collection Regulation 1639/2001. Information on growth, maturity and sex ratio (biological data) were collected for a range of commercially important species.
  • Cruise Report Biological Sampling Survey 2006: Irish Sea 24 February to 5 March

    Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2007)
    The survey is intended to address the requirements of the Data Collection Regulation 1639/2001. Information on growth, maturity and sex ratio (biological data) were collected for a range of commercially important species. Ovary samples were collected to validate visual maturity staging and to provide fecundity samples for the Irish Sea Egg Production Project in collaboration with CEFAS (Lowesoft) and DARDNI (Belfast). Samples of various squid species were collected for genetic analysis by ANFACO-CECOPESCA (Vigo, Spain).
  • Cruise Report Biological Sampling Survey 2005

    Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2006)
    The survey is intended to address the requirements of the Data Collection Regulation 1639/2001. Information on growth, maturity and sex ratio (biological data) were collected for a range of commercially important species. Ovary samples were collected to validate visual maturity taging.
  • Biological Sampling Survey: Celtic Voyager March 2004

    Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2005)
    The survey is intended to address the requirements of the Data Collection Regulation 1639/2001. Information on growth, maturity and sex ratio (biological data) were collected for a range of commercially important species. Ovary samples were collected to validate visual maturity staging. Additionally, ovary samples were taken for CEFAS in Lowestoft, tissue samples were taken for genetics projects within the Marine Institute as well as other labs. Samples of whole flatfish were taken for meristics analysis in GMIT.
  • Survey Report: Herring Recruit and Biological Sampling Survey 22 February – 2 March 2009 South-west and south of Ireland

    Gerritsen, H.D. (Marine Institute, 2010)
    The Herring Recruit and Biological Sampling Survey took place from 22 February to 2 March in the area to the south-west and south of Ireland on the Celtic Voyager. The survey was aimed at developing a recruit index for herring. Additionally information on growth, maturity and sex ratio (biological data) were collected in order to address the requirements of the Data Collection Regulation 1581/2004.
  • Survey Report: Biological Sampling Survey 22 February – 2 March 2008 North-west of Ireland

    Gerritsen, H.D. (Marine Institute, 2009)
    The Biological Sampling Survey took place from 22 February to 2 March in the area to the north-west of Ireland on the Celtic Voyager. Information on growth, maturity and sex ratio (biological data) were collected in order to address the requirements of the Data Collection Regulation 1581/2004.