FV Silver Star 1/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Silver Star (74W5)
Cruise identifier1/90
Cruise period1990-06-16 — 1990-06-22
Port of departureConwy, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To carry out a groundfish survey along the North Wales coast
2) To collect samples of otoliths of commercial species
3) To obtain samples of ungutted plaice and whiting for contaminant trend analysis work
4) To obtain mesh selection data
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Silver Star 1/90 cruise report silver_star_jun90.pdf (0.44 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Wales Coast, North East Irish Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: otoliths collected from 336 plaice, 31 sole, 15 cod, 128 whiting