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RV Ernest Holt 1A/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier1A/70
Cruise period1970-01-01 — 1970-01-11
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnYarmouth, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Routine trawl survey of North sea plaice and dab populations.
2. Collection of gonad material for plaice, dab and cod fecundity studies.
3. Collection of pituitary material from cod (for Dr Purdom) and from sole (for Dr Shelbourne, Isle of Man).
4. Collection of a sample of demersal and pelagic species for Dr Portman (Burnham Laboratory).
5. Collection of live plaice from Borkum (Dr Purdom).
6. Preservation of 50 codling for Dr Holmes, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.
7. Collection of a sample of solenette for Dr Dando (NBA, Plymouth).
Chief scientistR Colin A Bannister (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 1A/70 cruise report ernest_holt01a_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 35
Description: various species for laboratory studies
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell