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NEFSC Ecosystems Surveys Branch

2018 Cruise Schedule

Spring Bottom Trawl Survey (NOAA Ship Henry B Bigelow)

Survey/Dates
Days at Sea
Survey Area
Leg 1: March 5 - 23
19
Cape Hatteras - Cape May NJ
Leg 2: March 27 - April 6
11
Mid-Atlantic Bight
Leg 3: April 10 - 27
18
S New England - Georges Bank
Leg 4: May 2 - 14
13
Georges Bank - Gulf of Maine

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

Survey/Dates
Days at Sea
Survey Area
Leg 1: May 16 - May 23
5
Mid-Atlantic
Leg 2: May 25 - June 3
5
Mid-Atlantic
Leg 3: June 5 - June 18
5
Mid-Atlantic-Southern New England

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

Survey/Dates
Days at Sea
Survey Area
Leg 1: August 3 - August 7
5
Mid-Atlantic - Southern New England
Leg 2: August 8 - August 12
5
Mid-Atlantic - Southern New England
Leg 3: August 13 - August 17
5
Georges Bank

Fall Bottom Trawl Survey (NOAA Ship Henry B Bigelow)

Survey/Dates
Days at Sea
Survey Area
Leg 1: September 4 to 21
18
Mid-Atlantic
Leg 2: September 25 to October 4
10
Southern New England
Leg 3: October 9 to 25
17
Georges Bank
Leg 4: October 30 to November 13
15
Gulf of Maine
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