RV G A Reay GAR4/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV G A Reay (74GD)
Cruise identifierGAR4/81
Cruise period1981-03-11 — 1981-03-30
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To describe the distribution of gadoids within the Norway pout fishery area using a semi-pelagic high-headline trawl.
2. To obtain biological samples of all gadoids taken during the survey including stomach contents and blood and tissue samples of haddock and mackerel.
3. To collect specimens for whole/gutted weight relationship determinations.
Chief scientistMichael Gregg Pawson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV G A Reay GAR4/81 cruise report ga_reay4_81.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
Track chartsRV G A Reay GAR4/81 cruise track — trk2690.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 50
Description: made using semi-pelagic high headline trawl to determine population structures.