RV G A Reay GAR14/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV G A Reay (74GD)
Cruise identifierGAR14/81
Cruise period1981-10-28 — 1981-11-16
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To describe the distribution of gadoids within the Norway Pout fishery area using the semi-pelagic high headline trawl.
2. To obtain biological samples of all gadoids taken within the area during the survey including stomach contents, whiting samples, Norway pout samples, small gadoids for fish feeding, selected gadoid samples for fisheries training course and selected species for fish weight/gutted weight conversion.
Chief scientistDerek Harding (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV G A Reay GAR14/81 cruise report ga_reay14_81.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV G A Reay GAR14/81 cruise track — trk2693.html
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of stations = 38
Description: distribution studies.