Cruise inventory

MFV Keila

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MFV Keila (74KJ)
Cruise period1991-03-01 — 1991-03-10
StatusCompleted
Port of departureKirkwall, United Kingdom
Port of returnKirkwall, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. A twin trawl will be used to compare the catches in a standard 90mm diamond mesh cod-end and a 90mm diamond mesh cod-end with a 90mm square mesh panel on the upperside.
2. A small mesh cod-end will be used on one side of the twin trawl, for as many hauls as necessary, to obtain selection parameters for both cod-ends.
Chief scientistJack H B Robertson (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportMFV Keila  cruise report keila_mar91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificOrkney, Shetland or west coast waters
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of experiments = 2
Description: West of Orkney fishing took place comparing catches from a standard 90mm diamond mesh codend and a 90mm diamond mesh codend with a 90mm square mesh panel.
Gear researchQuantity: number of experiments = 2
Description: At several locations west pf Sheland fishing took place comparing catches from a standard 90mm diamond mesh codend and a 90mm diamond mesh codend with a 90mm square mesh panel.
Gear researchQuantity: number of experiments = 2
Description: North west of Orkney fishing took place comparing catches from a standard 90mm diamond mesh codend and a 90mm diamond mesh codend with a 90mm square mesh panel.
Gear researchQuantity: number of experiments = 2
Description: East of Fair Isle fishing took place comparing catches from a standard 90mm diamond mesh codend and a 90mm diamond mesh codend with a 90mm square mesh panel.