Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Sunbeam (740L)|
|Cruise period||1990-07-04 — 1990-07-28|
|Port of departure||Scalloway, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lerwick, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Comparison of catches using varying cod ends|
|Chief scientist||Richard S T Ferro (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 6|
Description: 80mm square mesh window was fished for 6 hauls.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 4|
Description: More hauls were made with the standard cod-end and a 90mm square mesh window.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 37|
Description: Hauls were made with the standard 90mm diamond mesh cod-end. Haddock, whiting and cod were all caught.
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 3|
Description: In the area around Fair Isle and Foula three hauls were made with the 70mm mesh cod-ends, to check the equality of the catches.