RV Celtic Explorer begins Annual Monkfish & Megrim Survey

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has advised in its latest Marine notice that the Marine Institute will tomorrow begin the annual Irish Anglerfish and Megrim Survey (IAMS 2017).

The survey will be conducted by the RV Celtic Explorer from 14th February to 17th March 2017 and the areas surveyed will be along the west, southwest and south coast of Ireland.

RV Celtic Explorer conducts survey

RV Celtic Explorer Begins annual Irish Anglerfish and Megrim Survey tomorrow

The IAMS is a demersal trawl and beam trawl survey consisting of approximately 85 otter trawls and 25 beam trawls.

Read the full marine notice here

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