Cruise inventory

MFV Ocean Venture

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameMFV Ocean Venture
Cruise period1980-10-22 — 1980-10-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureWhitby, United Kingdom
Port of returnWhitby, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThree hauls of around 3 hours duration were made in a position 6 miles off Redcar before bad weather forced vessel back to Whitby. Mainly cod, haddock and flatfish caught. An estimate of the catches in weight were:

1. total catch = 30st; retained catch = 25st.
2. total catch = 25st; retained catch = 20st.
3. total catch = 40st; retained catch = 33st.
Chief scientistE Edwards (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportMFV Ocean Venture  cruise report ocean_venture_oct80.pdf — access key 'C' (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: mainly cod, haddock and flatfish; total catch estimated at 95 st, retained catch 78 st
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: mainly cod, haddock and flatfish; total catch estimated at 95 st, retained catch 78 st