Cruise inventory

FV Silver Star 3/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Silver Star (74W5)
Cruise identifier3/83
Cruise period1983-10-15 — 1983-10-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureConwy, United Kingdom
Port of returnConwy, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out a 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.
4. To accurately weigh all plaice selected for otolith samples.
5. To obtain samples of ungutted fish, for A Franklin (Burnham-on-Crouch), for contaminant trend analysis.
6. To obtain mesh selection data.
Chief scientistC N Humphreys (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Silver Star 3/83 cruise report silver_star3_83.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth east Irish Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 23
Description: Groundfish survey