FRV Explorer 9/82
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Explorer (74EX)|
|Cruise period||1982-09-10 — 1982-09-29|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) To take part in the ICES coordinated herring larval surveys in the Orkney/Shetland area.
2) Depth monitoring of the Gulf III sampler was successfully carried out using a Simrad cableless netzonde system attached to the side of the sampler.
A half-landing took place at Kirkwell. Work was delayed and interrupted due to severe weather. The IOS monitoring system never functioned properley during tests and was passed over to ''Scotia'' on the 19/09/1982
|Chief scientist||David W McKay (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Orkney/Shetlands, Moray Firth, Pentland Firth|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of samples = 217|
|Mammals and reptiles|