Genesis 1219H

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Genesis (74GI)
Cruise identifier1219H
Cruise period2019-04-28 — 2019-05-07
Port of departureScrabster, United Kingdom
Port of returnScrabster, United Kingdom

1. To undertake a nationally co-ordinated demersal trawling survey of Anglerfish (Lophius piscatorius and Lophius budegassa) at Rockall, ICES area IVb.
2. To record and map distributions of Megrim (Lepidorhombus wiffiagonis), Four-Spot Megrim (Lepidorhombus boscii) Cod (Gadus morhua), Blue Skate (Dipturus batis) and Flapper Skate (Dipturus intermedius).
3. To collect biological data on Anglerfish species, Cod, Megrim, Four-Spot Megrim, Blue Skate and Flapper Skate.


This trawl survey follows a set of protocols drawn up by an industry science survey planning group made up of Marine Scotland scientists and fishing representatives. These protocols share much in common with the sampling regimes described in Marine Scotland standing instructions for demersal trawl surveys. The survey track and sampling locations will be delivered to the skipper prior to departure.
Chief scientistRuadhan Gillespie-Mules (Marine Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise programmeGenesis 1219H cruise programme 1219h.pdf  (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsGenesis 1219H cruise track — 1219htrk.pdf (0.02 MB)