Planned maintenance — 18th January 2018 12:00 to 22nd January 2018 09:00 [more]

Cruise inventory

Aquila AQ0188

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Aquila (74GC)
Cruise identifierAQ0188
Cruise period1988-01-05 — 1988-01-12
Port of departureLerwick, United Kingdom
Port of returnLerwick, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the distribution, biology and behaviour of sandeels in Shetland waters.
2. To collect measurements of sea temperature and salinity.
Chief scientistJ A Gauld (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportAquila AQ0188 cruise report aquila_jan88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsAquila AQ0188 cruise track — trk3577.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 3
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: 3
Description: water temperature and salinity measurements.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: vertical hauls made to determine the availability of potential food species for A. marinus.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Description: trawls to determine predation of sandeels.
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of hauls = 16
Description: Dredges for sandeels