RV G A Reay GAR7/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV G A Reay (74GD)
Cruise identifierGAR7/83
Cruise period1983-07-01 — 1983-07-21
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnSouth Shields, United Kingdom
ObjectivesSample the 0-group mackerel population.
Chief scientistStephen J Lockwood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV G A Reay GAR7/83 cruise report ga_reay7_83.pdf (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificEnglish Channel, Bay of Biscay, North East Atlantic
Track chartsRV G A Reay GAR7/83 cruise track — trk2959.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of samples = 70
Description: surface temperature readings and salinity samples taken at every neuston station.
Biology and fisheries 
NeustonQuantity: number of stations = 70
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of stations = 70
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 5