RRS Challenger CH9/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH9/85
Cruise period1985-09-03 — 1985-09-17
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo carry out herring larvae surveys off the east coast of Scotland as part of the ICES coordinated herring larvae surveys of the North Sea and adjacent waters.
Chief scientistDavid W McKay (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectICES,Herring Larval Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH9/85 cruise report ch9_85.pdf (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificN.W. North Sea/ Buchan area
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH9/85 cruise track — trk3191.html
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 210
Description: herring larvae survey.