Cruise inventory


Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameAries
Cruise period1982-11-14 — 1982-11-26
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo compare the catches of two Boris Fish/Prawn Trawls, one rigged as standard the other rigged with a separating panel 75cm above the groundline with the view of reducing the by-ctach of undersized gadoids in a Nephrops fishery.
Chief scientistJohn Main (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportAries  cruise report aries_nov82.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth,
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: Good catches at whiting were made throughout the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
CrustaceansDescription: Nephrops catches were made throughout the cruise, but catches were poor. No. of catches not noted.