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Cruise inventory

FRV Explorer 1/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier1/77
Cruise period1977-02-08 — 1977-03-02
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To take part in the International Young Herring and Gadoid Pre-recruit Survey in the North Sea
2) To examine freshly caught fish for parasites
Chief scientistGeorge McPherson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectICES Young Herring Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Explorer 1/77 cruise report explorer1_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificBloden area, Esjergin, Danish coast, Dogger Bank, Flamborough Head, Whitby, Firth of Forth, Toe Head, Leith, Moray Firth, Shetland
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of hauls = 45
Description: top & bottom. Herring were caught in 38 hauls
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: 30
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 47
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 47