CGFS2017

Type Oceanographic cruise
Set This cruise is part of the set CGFS : CHANNEL GROUND FISH SURVEY
Ship Thalassa
Ship owner Ifremer
Dates 06/10/2017 - 23/10/2017
Chief scientist(s) TRAVERS-TROLET Morgane

HMMN-DEPARTEMENT HALIEUTIQUE DE MANCHE-MER DU NORD

IFREMER Centre de Boulogne sur Mer

150 quai Gambetta

BP 699

62321 BOULOGNE-SUR-MER CEDEX

+33 (0)3 21.99.56.00

http://wwz.ifremer.fr/manchemerdunord/Unite-Halieutique

DOI 10.17600/17002200
Objective 1) To contribute to fisheries ressource assesment, by gathering data about the species composition of the fish community, and the relative abundance and size structure of fish species in the Eastern English Channel. Furthermore, to take biological sample in order to determine maturity ogives and age structure of the main commercial species. 2) To contribute to the assesment of the environmental status of the Eastern English Channel ecosystem, by gathering data about environmental conditions, phytoplankton, zooplankton, fish eggs, benthic invertebrates, gelatinous organisms, top predators. Data on water quality (waste, micro-plastics, noise) is also recorded.

Data managed by SISMER