Cruise inventory

Starcrest

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameStarcrest
Cruise period1987-06-08 — 1987-07-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out a programme of herring tagging in the northern North Sea and in the central North Sea north of 57°N - using purse-seine caught herring and tagging with Floy T tags.
2. To carry out a tagging mortality experiment using magnetic mircrotags on herring held in the ship's RSW tanks.
3. To transport live herring to Loch Ewe for use in sonar experiments at the Loch Duich site.
Chief scientistJohn A Morrison (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportStarcrest  cruise report starcrest_jun87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 8082
Description: A number of herring were tagged thoughout the cruise. All of the tagging took place in the first part of the cruise.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 1400
Description: A number of herring were brought back to the Laboratory.
Gear researchQuantity: number of specimens = 102
Description: A number of herring were tagged with magnetic microtags.