Cruise inventory

FRV Explorer 2/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier2/76
Cruise period1976-02-03 — 1976-02-23
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To take part in the International Young Herring and Gadoid Pre-recruit Survey in the North Sea
2) To examine freshly caught fish for parasites
Chief scientistGeorge McPherson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectInternational Young Herring Survey
Cruise reportFRV Explorer 2/76 cruise report explorer2_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Specific Leith, Esbjerg, Firth of Forth, Moray Firth, Orknay, Dogger
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 39
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 39
Description: for herring, 28 in the eastern half of the survey, 11 in the western half off the Scottish coast.
Exploratory fishing