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G.O. Sars May 94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)G.O. Sars (58G3)
Cruise identifierMay 94
Cruise period1994-05-12 — 1994-05-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To determine the distribution, development and physiological states of the larval and post larval stages of blue whiting and mackerel.
2. To collect measurements of copepod egg production.
3. The IMR staff will be carrying out an acoustic and trawling survey to determine distribution of migratory mackerel.
Chief scientistSvein A Iversen (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
Cruise reportG.O. Sars May 94 cruise report go_sars_may94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthern North Sea, Faroe Shetland channel and north west Hebrides
Track chartsG.O. Sars May 94 cruise track — go_sars_may94track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 72
Description: IMR CTD casts.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 43
Description: plankton sampling using a DUAL MIK and OCEAN sampler.
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 43
Description: plankton sampling using a DUAL MIK and OCEAN sampler.
Eggs and larvaeDescription: Copepod egg production experiment
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 39
Description: Pelagic trawls
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Description: acoustic survey operated continuously throughout the cruise.