FV Kestrel

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Kestrel (74KQ)
Cruise period1990-04-01 — 1990-04-10
Port of departurePeterhead, United Kingdom
Port of returnPeterhead, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo fish a seine net using three sizes of cod end: 90mm x 120 meshes round, 110mm x 100 meshes round and 90mm x 100 meshes round.
To collect: a) selectivity data for the three codends using a small mesh cover; and b) discard data for the two codends with 100mm meshes round, without the codend cover.
Chief scientistKenneth Arkley (Sea Fish Industry Authority)
Cruise reportFV Kestrel  cruise report kestrel_apr90.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificShetland or Orkney waters
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Comparing the selectivity of three sizes of codends