RV G A Reay GAR2/80
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV G A Reay (74GD)|
|Cruise period||1980-02-28 — 1980-03-23|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To conduct an echo/fishing survey for horse mackerel along the shelf edge.
2. To collect biological samples of horse mackerel.
3. To work an expendable bathythermograph (XBT) section through the Shamrock Canyon.
4. To collect fish parasites.
5. Equipment trials.
6. Processing trials.
7. To collect samples of mackerel muscle for enzyme analysis.
|Chief scientist||C Timothy Macer (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.16 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
Bay of Biscay
|Specific||Bay of Biscay, Celtic Sea, Western English Channel|
|Bathythermograph||Quantity: number of profiles = 15|
Description: XBT casts completed through the Shamrock Canyon.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 15|
Description: distribution,population structures
|Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.||Quantity: track kilometres = 1296.4|