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Cruise Schedule - Ecosystems Surveys

Cruise Schedule

Lab room on the Bigelow, two scientist are sorting fish.

2021 Fall Bottom Trawl Survey

(NOAA Ship Henry B Bigelow)


Days at Sea

Planned Survey Area

Leg 1: September 11 - 30


Mid-Atlantic - S New England

Leg 2: October 13 - November 1


S New England - Georges Bank 

Leg 3: November 3 - 20


Georges Bank - Gulf of Maine

Spring Bottom Trawl Survey
(NOAA Ship Henry B Bigelow)

FBTS:  four legs from early March to mid-May

Staffing begins in February

Sea Scallop / Integrated Benthic Survey
Hugh R. Sharp)

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

Staffing begins in February

Atlantic Shrimp Survey
(R/V Gloria Michelle)

For information, please contact Charles Keith 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 April

Last updated by Northeast Fisheries Science Center on August 20, 2021