RV Ernest Holt 7/69
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Ernest Holt (74EH)|
|Cruise period||1969-07-01 — 1969-07-24|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To echo survey fishing grounds north of Iceland.
2. To assess the possibility of carrying out surveys of 0-group fish in the pelagic scattering layer.
3. To collect cod blood samples for Dr Jamieson from East Greenland and for
Hamilton Dock from Icelandic waters.
4. To collect live specimens of Anarhichas spp and Sebastes spp for Dr Purdom.
|Chief scientist||David J Garrod (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.26 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)||Description: samples of fish and blood collected as required|
|Demersal fish||Description: samples of plaice frozen|
|Exploratory fishing||Description: investigate distribution of fish such as cod, haddock and coalish|