RV Ernest Holt 5/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier5/70
Cruise period1970-05-27 — 1970-06-10
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Cod tagging and cod biology in the West of Scotland area.
2. To investigate the distribution of fish on Faroe Bank (only if time permits).
3. Collect cod blood samples for immunogenetic studies.
4. Any small halibut caught will be brought back alive for Dr Purdom.
Chief scientistBrian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 5/70 cruise report ernest_holt05_70.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 52
Description: cod tagging blood samlpes and otoliths
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell