Cruise inventory

Ocean Bounty

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Ocean Bounty (74OF)
Cruise period1988-10-03 — 1988-10-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBerwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
Port of returnBerwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To repeat the photographic study of Torness artificial reef using extablished transects.
2. To assess fish and shellfish populations on the reef using creels, trammel nets and gill nets.
Chief scientistJames A M Kinnear (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportOcean Bounty  cruise report ocean_bounty_oct88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificTorness artificial reef
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: Sets of gill and trammel nets were shot during the cruise.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: Sets of gill and trammel nets were shot during the cruise.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyDescription: Photographic transects were created during the cruise. No. of surveys not noted.