Current Survey Details
Survey Name: Celtic Sea Herring Acoustic Survey (08/10/2021 to 28/10/2021)
Chief Scientist: Mr Ciaran O'Donnell (Marine Institute)
Survey Details: Survey aims:
a. Survey the herring spawning stock using acoustic techniques
b. Biological sampling of echotraces to determine species composition, age, spawning state and age profiles of herring
c. Carry out measurements of both vertical and horizontal physical oceanographic conditions encountered along the pre-determined cruise track (See Figure 1).
d. Marine mammal and seabird sighting survey
Survey Name: Site clearance survey (23/10/2021 to 29/10/2021)
Chief Scientist: Ms Marie Talarmin (Marine Institute)
Survey Details: Acquisition of side scan sonar and multibeam data for site clearance survey.