Processing the Catch

Once the haul of fish that has been spotted with the echo sounder and sampled by the fishing crew is brought aboard, it goes to the ‘wet lab’. Here a team of fisheries scientists process the catch.

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Acoustic Herring Surveying

The purpose and main priority of this survey is to assess the size (biomass and abundance) and health (age structure) of the herring stocks in the waters to the north and east of Ireland and westof Scotland.

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