Hercules Leg 2
Cruise summary report
|Cruise identifier||Leg 2|
|Cruise period||1989-06-19 — 1989-07-01|
|Port of departure||Kyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Kyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To survey underexploited bivalve species in Orkney, the Outer Hebrides and the Scottish West coast south of the Kyle of Lochalsh.|
|Chief scientist||David W McKay (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Outer Hebrides Area; Uists, Barra, Mallaig, Morar, Arisaig, Mull Sound, Firth of Lorne|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: 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 fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 20|
Description: Hauls took place between Mallaig and Oban during the cruise.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 39|
Description: In the Western Isles a number of hauls were made.