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Reports on Surveys with the R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen
Institute of Marine Research, Bergen
Dr. Fridtjof Nansen
The fishery research vessel Dr. Fridtjof Nansen belongs to the Norwegian Agency for International Development (NORAD). It was designed and built for scientific and exploratory investigations of fishery resources of developing countries under a joint plan with the Fisheries Department of FAO, based on a funding of operation to be shared by UNDP/FAO and Norway. The Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, is under a sub-contract with NORAD and FAO responsible for the scientific programme and the operation of the vessel.
This report has been prepared at the Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, by T. Strømme, S. Sundby (hydrography) and G. Sætersdal.
This electronic document has been scanned using optical character recognition (OCR) software and careful manual recorrection. Even if the quality of digitalisation is high, the FAO declines all responsibility for any discrepancies that may exist between the present document and its original printed version.
1.2 Itinerary and survey coverage
2.2 Bottom conditions
2.3 Fish distribution and abundance
2.4 Results of fishing operations
2.5 Mesopelagic fish
2.6 Findings regarding the main species
3. SUMMARY OF FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
Annex I. Participating scientific staff
Annex II. Records of fishing operations
Annex III. Results from length measurements
Annex IV. List of species
Annex V. Equipment and methods