SLU, IBTS, Q1 2020

Last changed: 17 February 2020
A trawl lies on the research vessel Svea's work deck

Expedition: IBTS, International Bottom Trawl Survey

Time: January 22nd to February 5th

Start: Lysekil

End: Lysekil

Organization: SLU, Department of Aquatic Resources (SLU Aqua)

Coordinator: Barbara Bland, SLU Aqua

Contact: +46 (0)10-478 40 13,

Area:  Kattegatt, Skagerrak and the North Sea

About the expeditionen: IBTS is performed twice annualy, in the first and third quarter. The main objective is to assess populations data for fish of differens ages, especially young fish (recruitment) of commercial species like cod, haddock, herring, sprat and mackerel. In the first expedition of the year the number of fish larvae (fry) is also investigated