Cruise inventory

RV Ernest Holt 2/67

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier2/67
Cruise period1967-02-14 — 1967-03-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To make a trawl survey of Faroe Plateau and Faroe Bank t o assess the abundance of pre-recruit haddock.
2. To tag cod on the spawning grounds on Faroe Plateau and Faroe Bank.
3. To obtain further data on the effect of the 'Polish' type topside chafer on the selectivity of trawl cod-ends.
4. To bring back alive lemon soles for Mr. Amold.
5. To collect blood samples and eyes from Faroe cod from the spawning grounds
for immunogenetic studies.
6. To sample and tag coalfish on the spawning grounds in the northern North Sea
en route to Faroe, weather permitting.
7. To obtain hake specimens for Dr. Edwards of the Woods Hole Laboratory,
Massachusetts.
Chief scientistBrian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 2/67 cruise report ernest_holt02_67.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of specimens = 2
Description: hake deep frozen
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 27
Description: trawl survey
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 27
Description: trawl survey
Demersal fishDescription: living sole collected
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 2671
Description: cod
Gear researchDescription: test effect of Polish type topside chafer
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 291
Description: cod: 221 blood and 70 eyes
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 2148
Description: otoliths: 252 cod, 165 coalfish, 898 haddock, 202 halibut, 491 lemon sole and 139 plaice
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: cod blood samples taken