Cruise inventory

FRV Explorer 10/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier10/82
Cruise period1982-10-08 — 1982-10-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) A routine demersal fish survey in the Northern North Sea.
2) Stomachs of mackerel and large cod were examined in accordance with the ICES stomach programme

''Explorer'' docked in Lerwick on the 18/10/1982 and was delayed until the 21/10/1982. The ship proceeded to Aberdeen after sheltering in Aberdour Bay on the 27/10/1982 to off-load gear
Chief scientistAndrew W Newton (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Explorer 10/82 cruise report explorer10_82.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
SpecificNorth Sea, E of Peterhead, Fair Isle, Moray Firth, Shetland, Buchan, Forties, Viking
Track chartsFRV Explorer 10/82 cruise track — trk2872.html
Measurements 
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: sample kilograms = 20
Description: of cod liver were returned to the Laboratory for heavy metal investigations
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: 1 hour duration for monitoring,population structures and pathology. Haddock, whiting, Norway pout and cod were caught. 30 Scyliorhinus stellaris and 3 halibut were transported back alive to the Laboratory. A number of haddock were returned to the Laboratory for parasitological investigations
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: 1 hour duration for monitoring,population structures and pathology. Haddock, whiting, Norway pout and cod were caught. 30 Scyliorhinus stellaris and 3 halibut were transported back alive to the Laboratory. A number of haddock were returned to the Laboratory for parasitological investigations