Cruise summary report
|Cruise period||1983-08-30 — 1983-09-14|
|Port of departure||Falmouth, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Brixham, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the orientation and behaviour of plaice in relation to bottom topography and near-bed currents under the combined influence of tide and swell.
2. To test the deployment and operation of the MAFF autonomous near-bed velocity recorder.
3. To search for juvenile scallops and to determine local distribution, density and size composition as appropriate.
None of the three main aims were achieved.
|Chief scientist||Geoffrey P Arnold (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Specific||Start Bay, Skerries Bank|