Cruise inventory

FRV Explorer 2/66

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier2/66
Cruise period1966-03-27 — 1966-04-17
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) Hydrographic Stations
2) Parachute drogue tracking
3) Sampling in areas of Herring traces by Herring trawl and tagging
Chief scientistJohn H Steele (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Explorer 2/66 cruise report explorer2_66.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificStavanger, Ustera Patch,
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations
CTD stations
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 6
Description: sampling the stock by herring trawl at Ustera Patch.
TaggingsQuantity: number of samples = 5157
Description: Herring tagged using 3323 Scottish Combination tags, 1640 Internal tags, 194 spaghetti tags