1. International 0-group gadoid survey in the North Sea.
2. Capture of live whiting for aquarium experiments.
3. Handlines were worked east of Fair Isle and in the Moray Firth, 30 whiting were brought back to the Laboratory
''Explorer'' called into Kirkwell on the 27/06/1983 until the 28/06/1983.
John R G Hislop (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ICES O group gadoid survey
North Sea Norwegian Sea North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
N. North Sea, outer Moray Firth, E and W of Orkneys, Ling Bank, Fisher Bank, E and NE of the Shetland Islands, Viking Bank area, Fladen ground, Bressay Bank
Biology and fisheries
Quantity: number of stations = 59 Description: Macroplankton distribution and monitoring.
Quantity: number of stations = 59 Description: Distribution and monitoring. Blue whiting, sandeels, sprats, herring
Quantity: number of stations = 59 Description: Distribution and monitoring. Haddock, saithe