Cruise inventory

Sunbeam

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Sunbeam (740L)
Cruise period1990-07-04 — 1990-07-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureScalloway, United Kingdom
Port of returnLerwick, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesComparison of catches using varying cod ends
Chief scientistRichard S T Ferro (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportSunbeam  cruise report sunbeam_jul90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificOff Shetland
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 37
Description: Hauls were made with the standard 90mm diamond mesh cod-end. Haddock, whiting and cod were all caught.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: More hauls were made with the standard cod-end and a 90mm square mesh window.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 6
Description: 80mm square mesh window was fished for 6 hauls.
Gear researchQuantity: 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.