CoralFISH Azores team ready to sail

The CoralFISH team in the Azores is ready to sail to Voador seamount onboard R/V Arquipelago. The main goal of this cruise is to perform longline fishing experiments, to analyse the cold water coral by-catch and to perform acoustic transects.

Two observers (Tiago and Victor) have joined the CoralFISH team in the Azores. They have already started collecting CWC by-catch and fishing effort information.

Azores map

Voador seamount showing the planned longline fishing transects

 

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