Provision of a Scientific Observer for the Krill vessel Thorshøvdi

MRAG Ltd were contracted to provide a CCAMLR Scientific Observer for the Norwegian krill vessel Thorshøvdi. The vessel was a new design which utilises twin continuous pumping nets.

The role of the observer is to collect data on target and bycatch species as well as monitor interactions with birds and marine mammals. Reports and data are provided to CCAMLR which provides information to the Scientific Committee so the likely impacts on the environment can be assessed.

Ref: 

NO1268

Start Date: 

Friday, 1 January, 2010 to Wednesday, 30 November, 2011

Services Provided: 

  • Training, provision and management of scientific observer
  • Data collection
  • Analysis and Logistics

% as lead firm: 

100

Proportion MRAG: 

100

Duration (months): 

3

Number of Staff: 

2

Name of Client: 

Krillsea Group AS

Client Address: 

United Kingdom

Project Tags: 

Services: 

Origin of Funding: 

Krillsea Group AS

Country: 

Southern Ocean

Project Value: 

147 040 EUR

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