Cruise inventory

MFV Kings Cross

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MFV Kings Cross (740C)
Cruise period1988-06-10 — 1988-06-27
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To obtain biological samples of the western mackerel spawning stocks.
2. To collect and preserve mackerel ovaries for fecundity studies.
Chief scientistPeter Hopkins (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportMFV Kings Cross  cruise report kings_cross_jun88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
Track chartsMFV Kings Cross  cruise track — kings_cross_jun88track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: 1
Description: deployed,2 recovered;13 days
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 39
Description: distribution and population structures.