St Kilda

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameSt Kilda
Cruise period1990-04-29 — 1990-05-16
ObjectivesTo observe seine net gear and associated fish behaviour. Joint seine net experiments with the Cleveland Explorer
Chief scientistR Derek Galbraith (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportSt Kilda  cruise report st_kildaandcleveland_explorer_apr90.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificNorth Minch
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 37
Description: A number of seine net hauls were made during the cruise. Mainly haddock, whiting and flatfish were caught.
Gear researchDescription: Film data was collected throughout the cruise to observe the equipment performance. No. of images not noted.