2020 Cruise Schedule - Ecosystems Surveys

Cruise Schedule

Sorting Fish

Spring Bottom Trawl Survey (NOAA Ship Henry B Bigelow)

Survey/Dates

Days at Sea

Survey Area
Leg 1: March 2 - 19

18

Cape Hatteras - Cape May NJ
Leg 2: March 24 - April 3

11

Mid-Atlantic Bight
Leg 3: April 8 - 24

15

S New England - Georges Bank
Leg 4: April 29 - May 13

15

Georges Bank - Gulf of Maine

Sea Scallop / Integrated Benthic Survey (R/V Hugh R. Sharp)

Scallop:  three legs mid-May to mid-June - to be determined

Staffing begins in March

Atlantic Shrimp Survey (R/V Gloria Michelle)

For information, please contact Peter Chase directly.

Atlantic Surf Clam / Ocean Quahog Survey (R/V E.S.S. Pursuit)

Clam:  three five-day legs in early August - to be determined

Staffing begins in March

Fall Bottom Trawl Survey (NOAA Ship Henry B Bigelow)

FBTS:  four legs from early September to mid-November

Staffing begins in July

 

Last updated by Northeast Fisheries Science Center on January 02, 2020