Silver Harvester

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameSilver Harvester
Cruise period1991-02-07 — 1991-02-20
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesAscertain by directed fishing, the proportion of juvenile mackerel in and around the Mackerel Box
Chief scientistT J Hulme (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportSilver Harvester  cruise report silver_harvester_feb91.pdf (1.35 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificOff the south west coast
Track chartsSilver Harvester  cruise track — silver_harvester_feb91track.pdf (0.30 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: made with the mid-water trawl codend. Mackerel, pilchard, and herring were caught. 4926 fish were measured