Cruise inventory

FV Silver Star 1/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Silver Star (74W5)
Cruise identifier1/82
Cruise period1982-03-18 — 1982-03-25
Port of departureConwy, United Kingdom
Port of returnConwy, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out groundfish survey along the North Wales coast.
2. To collect samples of otoliths of commercial species.
3. To sample stomach contents of a range of species for use with multi-species assessment models.
Chief scientistC N Humphreys (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Silver Star 1/82 cruise report silver_star1_82.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth East Irish Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of surveys = 24
Description: A number of groundfish survey hauls were completed.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 492
Description: A number of stratified otoliths samples were collected from commercial species; plaice, whiting and cod. The stomach contentes of the fish was noted.