FRV Explorer 7/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier7/81
Cruise period1981-07-29 — 1981-08-19
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo carry out a demersal trawling survey in the North Sea.

A mid-trip break took place on the 10/08/1981 until the 11/08/1981.
Chief scientistD W Armstrong (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Explorer 7/81 cruise report explorer7_81.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsFRV Explorer 7/81 cruise track — explorer7_81track.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 64
Description: 8833 fish stomachs examined and 3071 preserved from cod, haddock, whiting and saithe. 111 fish weighed at sea and all otoliths collected were mounted and read at sea