Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Forth Ranger (74FR)|
|Cruise period||1989-01-10 — 1989-01-11|
|Port of departure||Port Edgar, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Port Edgar, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To sample flounders along mercury gradients in the Firtj of Forth using an Agassiz trawl. Fish caught to be dissected on board and gill and kidney samples processed for subsequent Na, K, ATPase determinations.
Carcasses to be retained for mercury analysis. Sites to be samples: Inner Forth (Longannet and Port Edgar) and the outer Forth (Musselburgh Mains).
|Chief scientist||Ron Stagg (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.03 MB)|
|Specific||Inner Forth (Port Edgar and Longannet). Outer Forth (Musselburgh)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 1|
Description: One haul was done off Port Edgar.
|Demersal fish||Description: Trawls were conducted in the inner Forth and a number of samples were gathered. No. of trawls not noted.|