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MFV Challenge II 0298H

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MFV Challenge II (74VW)
Cruise identifier0298H
Cruise period1998-06-01 — 1998-06-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePeterhead, United Kingdom
Port of returnPeterhead, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To determine the effect of the position of an 80mm or 100mm square mesh window on the selectivity of a 100mm diamond mesh cod-end attached to a commercial whitefish trawl.
2. To measure the selectivity of the same cod-end without a window.
3. To collect, as time allows, video film of the gear and fish reaction to it using the remote controlled underwater TV vehicle (RCTV).
Chief scientistRobert J Kynoch (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectMF06Q
Cruise reportMFV Challenge II 0298H cruise report challengeii_0298h.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: Measuring the selectivity of a 100mm diamond mesh cod-end.