Cruise inventory

Endeavour III 1000H

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Endeavour III (74W1)
Cruise identifier1000H
Cruise period2000-11-06 — 2000-11-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureKinlochbervie, United Kingdom
Port of returnKinlochbervie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To map the distribution of monkfish and megrim at 200, 400, 600 and 800 metres along the shelf break from 5730N to 6130N using the 1999 Endeavour monkfish charter trawling positions.
2. To sample monkfish for length, total weight, gutted weight, liver weight, gonad weight, sex, maturity and age.
3. To obtain monkfish skin samples for genetic analysis.
4. To sample megrim for length, weight, sex and age.
5. To obtain temperature at depth using a minilog sampler.
6. To obtain morphometric measurements from Nephrops norvegicus.
Chief scientistKevin J Peach (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportEndeavour III 1000H cruise report endeavour_1000h.pdf — access key 'C' (0.72 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificShelf edge break, NE Atlantic
Track chartsEndeavour III 1000H cruise track — trk4513.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of stations = 28
Description: 35 Hauls at all depths each three hours duration
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 28
Description: 35 Hauls at all depths each three hours duration