Cruise inventory

RV Ernest Holt 4/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier4/70
Cruise period1970-04-17 — 1970-05-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To investigate the genetic structure of cod stocks at Iceland.
2. To place Mr Thompson and Mr Turner ashore at Reykjavik for 20 days to genotype cod by testing blood samples collected on the ERNEST HOLT and on foreign research vessels.
3. To coIlect biological specimens requested by colleagues in the Ministry's Laboratories; also at St Bartholomews Hospital and at Plymouth.
4. To bring back live flatfish.
Chief scientistAlan Jamieson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 4/70 cruise report ernest_holt04_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.33 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 67
Description: various lab.studies
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurements