Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||MV Altair (74XF)|
|Cruise period||1988-05-16 — 1988-06-20|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Codends and small mesh covers were loaded and rigged in Aberdeen. The Altair then sailed for the fishing grounds. Fishing work continued uninterrupted from 17th - 25th May when the vessel returned to Aberdeen. Two further fishing trips were carried out before the charter period finished on 20th June.
A total of 110 hauls were completed and 107 of them used for analysis. All 3 codends, 80mm, 90mm and 100mm, and extensions were tested during the charter period.
|Chief scientist||Kenneth A Coull (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.02 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 110|
Description: comparison of three different codends