Cruise inventory

Hercules Leg 2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameHercules
Cruise identifierLeg 2
Cruise period1989-06-19 — 1989-07-01
Port of departureKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Port of returnKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo survey underexploited bivalve species in Orkney, the Outer Hebrides and the Scottish West coast south of the Kyle of Lochalsh.
Chief scientistDavid W McKay (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportHercules Leg 2 cruise report hercules_jun89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificOuter Hebrides Area; Uists, Barra, Mallaig, Morar, Arisaig, Mull Sound, Firth of Lorne
Track chartsHercules Leg 2 cruise track — hercules_jun89track.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 83
Description: Hauls were made in the Orkney area of the cruise. The concentrations of the target species was widely spread.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: Hauls took place between Mallaig and Oban during the cruise.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 39
Description: In the Western Isles a number of hauls were made.