RV G A Reay GAR11/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV G A Reay (74GD)
Cruise identifierGAR11/81
Cruise period1981-08-19 — 1981-09-02
Port of departureGrangemouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To undertake a trawl survey in the Rockall Bank area to determine the abundance and distribution of haddock and other fish species of commercial importance.
2. To obtain a sample of haddock blood plasma for immunogenetic studies (Dr Jamieson).
3. To obtain flesh samples from saithe for immunogenetic studies (A Child).
4. To bring back to Lowestoft frozen fish specimens as required for whole weight/gutted weight studies (B C Bedford).
Chief scientistBrian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV G A Reay GAR11/81 cruise report ga_reay11_81.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV G A Reay GAR11/81 cruise track — trk2692.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 48
Description: made using Portuguese High Headline Trawl.