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MFV Challenge II 0298H

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MFV Challenge II (74VW)
Cruise identifier0298H
Cruise period1998-06-01 — 1998-06-12
Port of departurePeterhead, United Kingdom
Port of returnPeterhead, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To determine the effect of the position of an 80mm or 100mm square mesh window on the selectivity of a 100mm diamond mesh cod-end attached to a commercial whitefish trawl.
2. To measure the selectivity of the same cod-end without a window.
3. To collect, as time allows, video film of the gear and fish reaction to it using the remote controlled underwater TV vehicle (RCTV).
Chief scientistRobert J Kynoch (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportMFV Challenge II 0298H cruise report challengeii_0298h.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: Measuring the selectivity of a 100mm diamond mesh cod-end.