RV G A Reay GAR9/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV G A Reay (74GD)
Cruise identifierGAR9/81
Cruise period1981-06-24 — 1981-07-07
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, including stomach contents as part of the ICES feeding study.
3. To collect samples of blood, muscle and other tissue, from selected fish species.
4. To collect a 2kg sample of Norway pout.
5. To collect specimens of whole fish for the whole/gutted weight conversion factor project.
6. To collect a sample of whole whiting.
7. To collect specimens for the fish identification course.
Chief scientistC Timothy Macer (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV G A Reay GAR9/81 cruise report ga_reay9_81.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV G A Reay GAR9/81 cruise track — trk2691.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 47