Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH67B

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH67B
Cruise period1990-06-29 — 1990-07-05
StatusCompleted
Port of departureOban, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. Benthic sampling for SMBA ARP2.
2. To sample the benthopelagic fish populations of the Rockall Trough.
3. To study sub-cuticular bacteria in echinoderms.
4. dietary studies of deep-sea echinoids and holothurians.
5. Studies of reproduction in ondarian species.
6. Sedimentary analysis.
7. To study deep-sea invertebrates.

Second part of two leg cruise. CSR 3570 covers whole cruise.
Chief scientistJohn D Gage (Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH67B cruise report ch67_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.42 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificRockall Trough
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH67B cruise track — trk3861a.html RRS Challenger CH67B cruise track — trk3861b.html
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvae57° 21' 29" N  10° 26' 23" W — Agassiz trawl. Station at 392
Eggs and larvae57° 20' 11" N  10° 23' 47" W — Agassiz trawl. Station at 391
Zoobenthos57° 20' 11" N  10° 23' 47" W — Agassiz trawl. Station at 391
Zoobenthos57° 21' 29" N  10° 26' 23" W — Agassiz trawl. Station at 392
Zoobenthos54° 39' 53" N  12° 25' 30" W — Epibenthic sled. Station ES 394
Zoobenthos54° 40' 23" N  12° 22' 35" W — Epibenthic sled. Station ES 395
Zoobenthos54° 39' 23" N  12° 19' 12" W — Epibenthic sled. Station ES 393
Pelagic fish56° 39' 53" N  9° 13' 41" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl. Station 67/90/3
Pelagic fish61° 2' 47" N  2° 51' 0" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl. Station 67/90/2
Pelagic fish61° 15' 47" N  3° 16' 59" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl. Staion 67/90/1
Pelagic fish55° 57' 59" N  10° 44' 29" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl. Station 67/90/5
Pelagic fish55° 38' 17" N  10° 25' 47" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl. Station 67/90/7
Pelagic fish54° 48' 23" N  12° 5' 47" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl. Station 67/90/6
Demersal fish55° 38' 17" N  10° 25' 47" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl. Station 67/90/7
Demersal fish56° 39' 53" N  9° 13' 41" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl. Station 67/90/3
Demersal fish61° 2' 47" N  2° 51' 0" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl. Station 67/90/2
Demersal fish61° 15' 47" N  3° 16' 59" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl. Staion 67/90/1
Demersal fish54° 48' 23" N  12° 5' 47" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl. Station 67/90/6
Demersal fish55° 57' 59" N  10° 44' 29" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl. Station 67/90/5
Molluscs57° 20' 11" N  10° 23' 47" W — Agassiz trawl. Station at 391
Molluscs54° 39' 53" N  12° 25' 30" W — Epibenthic sled. Station ES 394
Molluscs54° 40' 23" N  12° 22' 35" W — Epibenthic sled. Station ES 395
Molluscs54° 39' 23" N  12° 19' 12" W — Epibenthic sled. Station ES 393
Molluscs57° 21' 29" N  10° 26' 23" W — Agassiz trawl. Station at 392
Crustaceans57° 21' 29" N  10° 26' 23" W — Agassiz trawl. Station at 392
Crustaceans54° 40' 23" N  12° 22' 35" W — Epibenthic sled. Station ES 395
Crustaceans54° 39' 53" N  12° 25' 30" W — Epibenthic sled. Station ES 394
Crustaceans57° 20' 11" N  10° 23' 47" W — Agassiz trawl. Station at 391
Crustaceans54° 39' 23" N  12° 19' 12" W — Epibenthic sled. Station ES 393