Cruise summary report
|Cruise period||1991-06-10 — 1991-07-05|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To compare the selection characteristics for roundfish in 90mm cod-ends with 90mm square mesh windows using two types of small mesh cover.
To study a trawl modified to retain whiting separated from haddock using 90mm square mesh window panel fitted to the top side of a 90mm meshed cod-end and part of the extension; small mesh covers will also be fitted.
|Chief scientist||John Main (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|Specific||Moray Firth or Orkney Islands|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 24|
Description: groundfish survey.
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of hauls = 3|
Description: comparing cod-end catches, with and without covers.