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RV SANNA CRUICE 4 - Disko Bay - Greenland halibut and Snowcrab survey

General

Project start
27.06.2018
Project end
16.07.2018
Type of project
Monitoring
Project theme
Marine ecosystems
Project topic
Benthos
Fish and shellfish
Hydrography
Phytoplankton
Pollution

Fieldwork / Study

Fieldwork country
Greenland (DK)
Fieldwork region
Greenland, North-West
Fieldwork location

Geolocation is 69.180968963213, -51.455393357568

Fieldwork start
27.06.2018
Fieldwork end
16.07.2018

Project details

24.09.2018
Science / project plan

Survey targeting Greenland halibut and Snow crab in the Disko Bay. The survey uses gillnets with varying mesh size (46,55,60,70 mm half mesh) to survey Greenland halibut and Cod. Crab pods are set to survey Snow crab.Other studies include tagging experiments, biological sampling, hydrography, benthos  and more. 

Special topics in 2018: Hydrography and climate research, Effect of trawl fishery on the benthos, Project the Blue shelf (estimating the amount of lost gillnets and ghost fishing.

Publications related to project

survey results can be found online at www.nafo.int see SCR Doc. 17-030

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