MFV Challenge II 0500H
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||MFV Challenge II (74VW)|
|Cruise period||2000-08-04 — 2000-08-21|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Peterhead, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To determine the effect of the position of a 90 mm square mesh top panel on the selectivity of a 100 mm diamond mesh codend attached to a commercial whitefish trawl as part of an EU funded Study Contract.
2. To measure the selectivity of the same codend with no square mesh panel.
3. To collect, as time allows, video film of the gear and fish reaction to it using the remote controlled television vehicle (RCTV).
|Chief scientist||Robert J Kynoch (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of hauls = 32|
Description: Fish selectivity hauls.