Abate Molina Scientific ship set sail to evaluate anchovy and common sardine.May 17th, 2019
Research cruise will last 31 days and it will travel between Valparaíso and the north of caleta Mansa, in the Lagos region
Abate Molina scientific vessel, sailed on May 4rth , from Valparaíso Port, with a total crew of 25 people, including researchers and crew, to evaluate and characterize anchovy and sardine stock resources which are present between Valparaíso regions and Los Lagos Region, through hydroacoustic method, during maximum recruitment period and immediate fall season.
The project manager and cruise chief is Álvaro Saavedra fishing engineer and the ship’s captain is Enrique Quiero
Research area is between the northern limit of the Valparaíso region (parallel 32º10’S) and the north of the parallel Mansa cove (40º20’S), between the coast and the western limit of the continental shelf.