FRV Explorer 6/83
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Explorer (74EX)|
|Cruise period||1983-06-18 — 1983-07-06|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. International 0-group gadoid survey in the North Sea.
2. Capture of live whiting for aquarium experiments.
3. Handlines were worked east of Fair Isle and in the Moray Firth, 30 whiting were brought back to the Laboratory
''Explorer'' called into Kirkwell on the 27/06/1983 until the 28/06/1983.
|Chief scientist||John R G Hislop (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||ICES O group gadoid survey|
|Cruise report||(0.17 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||N. North Sea, outer Moray Firth, E and W of Orkneys, Ling Bank, Fisher Bank, E and NE of the Shetland Islands, Viking Bank area, Fladen ground, Bressay Bank|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Nekton||Quantity: number of stations = 59|
Description: Macroplankton distribution and monitoring.
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of stations = 59|
Description: Distribution and monitoring. Blue whiting, sandeels, sprats, herring
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of stations = 59|
Description: Distribution and monitoring. Haddock, saithe