RV Tellina 5/73
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Tellina (74TE)|
|Cruise period||1973-04-02 — 1973-04-19|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. Survey of Pandalus borealis stock.
2. Nephrops: large samples for size frequency and sex composition of the stock to test validity of the current sampling programme.
3. Gear trials: comparative fishing with 16 fathorn wing trawl, 40 ft Gulf trawl and 80 ft Gulf trawl, with and without sweeps.
4. Study of predation of Nephrops and Pandalus by whitefish species.
5. Preliminary trials on mesh selectivity as recommended by Pandalus Working
6 Collection of water samples in connection with dinoflagellate toxicity
work. (P A Ayres).
|Chief scientist||P J Warren (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
Description: fine mesh plankton net;1/4m diameter entry
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 35|
Description: nephrops survey 80ft.ring trawl;35mm full mesh throughout
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 35|
Description: 80ft.ring trawl;35mm full mesh throughout
|Exploratory fishing||Quantity: number of hauls = 27|
Description: comparison of 80ft.ring trawl to 40ft.Gulf of Mexico flat trawl