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Cruise inventory

RV Ernest Holt 1B/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier1B/70
Cruise period1970-01-12 — 1970-01-21
Port of departureGreat Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect live plaice and flounder for genetic, hatchery and
radiobiological studies.
2. To collect pituitary glands from mature cod.
3. To attempt pituitary-induced spawning at sea.
4. To collect live sole, dab, turbot, and lemon sole for Mr Thacker.
5. To make chromosome preparation of gadoids.
6. To collect cod blood samples for Dr Jamieson.
7. To collect a sample of dab from the Moray Firth for Mr C Lee.
8. To collect and preserve codling and haddock for Mr Trout.
9. To collect plaice and sole heads for Dr Shelbourne.
10. To collect 100 starfish and 20 small plaice for Radiobiology Section.
Chief scientistColin E Purdom (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 1B/70 cruise report ernest_holt01b_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 27
Description: for lab.studies
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell