Cruise inventory

RV Ernest Holt 9/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier9/68
Cruise period1968-11-05 — 1968-12-03
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the distribution of the large and small fish of the west and north-west Iceland plaice population during the seasonal period of availability to the fishery, and to investigate their thermal environment.
2. To extend previous inshore/offshore tagging experiments to complete the study of the pattern of recruitment to the seasonal fishery.
3. To collect blood samples from cod and plaice as part of an investigation into the variation of specific activity of Fe-55 in the marine environment (for Radiobiological Laboratory).
4. To bring back live lemon sole and long rough dab for hatchery use (for Mr. Riley).
5. To collect flesh samples from 20 cod (for Mr. B. W. Jones).
6. To return cold water prawns of the genera Pandalus and Sclerocrangon
(Mr. Wickins, Conway).
Chief scientistR Colin A Bannister (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 9/68 cruise report ernest_holt09_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 11
Routine standard measurements