Cruise inventory

Mirfak

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameMirfak
Cruise period1988-12-12 — 1988-12-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
Objectives1. To carry out instrumented trials on the LOCHNESS sampler.
2. To carry out trials of the use of single warp trawling gear.
3. In conjunction with FRV "Clupea" (cruise 12/88), to obtain underwater video of the LOCHNESS sampler.
Chief scientistMike R Heath (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportMirfak  cruise report mirfak_dec88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: A number of single warp trawls were made during the cruise. Reasonable catches were made with the trawls. No. of hauls not noted.
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 11
Description: A number of LOCHNESS tows took place during the cruise. An underwater video was made to observe the equipment.