FRV Explorer 8/81
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Explorer (74EX)|
|Cruise period||1981-09-16 — 1981-10-01|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To take part in the ICES Herring Larval Surveys in the Orkney/Shetland area.
''Explorer'' went to Scrabaster on the 19/09/1981 to land the chief engineer. Operations were curtailed due to servere weather on the 20/09/1981and was made to shelter in Scapa Flow till sampling could be recommenced on the 21/09/1981 in the Moray Firth. A half-landing took place in Kirkwell from the 23/09/1981 until the 24/09/1981.
|Chief scientist||David W McKay (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||Herring Larval Survey by ICES|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Orkney/Shetlands, Moray Firth|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: 186|
|Mammals and reptiles|