Cruise summary report
|Cruise period||1989-12-06 — 1989-12-10|
|Port of departure||Annan, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Annan, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To complete the cockle survey of Barnhourie and Mershead Sand using suction dredging and to sample the areas inaccessible to the land based survey in August.
2. To survey other commercially exploited cockle grounds in the Solway Firth.
3. To locate suction dredge tracks when exposed to low tide and measure dredge efficiency.
|Chief scientist||Trevor R W Howell (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.06 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Track charts||(0.04 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of stations = 99|
Description: cockle survey using suction dredge.