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Cruise inventory


Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameHercules
Cruise period1989-05-01 — 1989-05-12
Port of departureKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Port of returnScrabster, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo survey underexploited bivalve species in the northwest Scotland area.
Chief scientistDavid W McKay (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportHercules  cruise report hercules_may89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwest Scotland Area; Kyle of Lochalsh, Gruinard Bay, Ullapool, Kinlochbevrie, Loch Eriboll, Kyle of Durness, Scrabster
Track chartsHercules  cruise track — hercules_may89track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: Concentrations of the bivalve species were only found in certain areas on the cruise.