RV G A Reay GAR8/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV G A Reay (74GD)
Cruise identifierGAR8/83
Cruise period1983-08-10 — 1983-08-29
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo undertake a trawl survey of Rockall Bank to determine the distribution and abundance of haddock and other species of commercial importance.
Chief scientistBrian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV G A Reay GAR8/83 cruise report ga_reay8_83.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificRockall Bank
Track chartsRV G A Reay GAR8/83 cruise track — trk2960.html
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 66
Description: Fifty four made using Portuguese High Headline trawl, each of one hour duration. The remaining twelve hauls were made for a selectivity experiment.