Fisheggs- and larvae - The Barents Sea

Updated 2000-10-30

Monitor the abundance of Capelin larvae in the Barents Sea. Report to the Northern pelagic Blue Whiting WG in ICES

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project
Comments and additional information:

Temperature, salinity, nutrients, phytoplankton, zooplankton is also monitored

Time frame

Project time span
1981 -
Data collection
1981 - 2000
Data processing
1981 - 2000
Data reporting
1990 - 2000

Contact information

Contact person
Petter Fossum
Institute of Marine Research Postboks 1870 Nordnes 5817 Bergen Norway
+47 55 23 86 33
+47 55 23 85 84
Other project contacts
Harald Gjøsæter Kjell Bakkeplass

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Marine fish


Regions studied
Barents Sea

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
If no (or only part of data are reported to a TDC), where and how are (other) data stored?
Data are stored in the central database of the Institute
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

Larvae are counted and measured on board, the data are stored in the central database of the Institute

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?


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