Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 9A/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier9A/72
Cruise period1972-09-20 — 1972-10-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnHartlepool, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. Survey of the abundance and distribution of Pandalus and Nephrops stocks.
2. Trials of a new shrimp trawl based on a "Gulf of Mexico" design.
3. To continue trials with the experimental double codend Nephrops trawl.
4. Examination of Nephrops catches for size composition, sex ratio and reproductive condition.
5. Collection of shrimp samples for size composition, sex ratio and reproductive condition. Collection of samples for Dr Boddeke, Ijmuiden, for study of gonad development as recomended by the Pandalus Working Group.
Chief scientistP J Warren (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 9A/72 cruise report tellina9a_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 25
Description: pop.surv.of live crust.species: nephrops norvegicus and pandalus borealis
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 25
Description: pop.surv.of live crust.species: nephrops norvegicus and pandalus borealis