Cruise inventory

RV Ernest Holt 5/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier5/68
Cruise period1968-05-30 — 1968-06-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To tag cod in the "West of Scotland" area, from Muckle Flugga to Northern Ireland.
2. To tag other gadoids, particularly coalfish and haddock.
3. To measure the relative abundance of blue whiting and hake when caught
together.
4. To carry out handling trials of the modified Boothbay net and to calibrate for warp length/depth/speed ratios.
5. To continue underwater camera trials with cameras mounted on the trawl
headline.
6. To try to catch hake after dark with the Engels trawl.
7. To obtain blood samples for Dr. Jamieson and cod flesh samples for Dr. Walker.
Chief scientistR W Blacker (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 5/68 cruise report ernest_holt05_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.24 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurements