MFV Constant Friend

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MFV Constant Friend (74VQ)
Cruise period1991-08-01 — 1991-08-14
Port of departurePeterhead, United Kingdom
Port of returnPeterhead, United Kingdom
ObjectivesJoint cruise with Starlight.

To investigate the influence of cod end mesh size and diameter on pair trawl selectivity using recently developed covered cod-end techniques.
Chief scientistR Derek Galbraith (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportMFV Constant Friend  cruise report constant_friendandstarlight_aug91.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 40
Description: valid hauls to investigate the influence of cod-end mesh size and diameter on pair trawl selectivity