Cruise summary report
|Cruise period||1982-08-23 — 1982-09-02|
|Port of departure||Newlyn, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Newlyn, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out exploratory fishing trials on grounds south and west of Ireland.
2. To observe commercial fishing practice on board a seiner, including discarding.
3. To obtain length compositions and biological samples of the main species, with emphasis on monk and megrim.
4. To assess the feasibility of tagging commerical fish species on board a seiner fishing these grounds and to carry out some preliminary tagging trials.
|Chief scientist||Martin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.17 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||South and West Ireland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Description: An amount of size data on a range of fish was sampled, during a number of hauls. No. of hauls not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 34|
Description: A number of hauls were made, but the catch was of poor quality and small fish.