Cruise inventory


Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameValiant
Cruise period1980-03-03 — 1980-03-15
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the sprat population using echo integrator techniques in the Western North Sea between the Moray Firth and the Firth of Forth.
2. To identify echo traces using a pelagic trawl.
Chief scientistJ Ian Edwards (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportValiant  cruise report valiant_mar80.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsValiant  cruise track — valiant_mar80track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishDescription: Pelagic trawl used to identify echo traces.
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.