Ocean Bounty

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Ocean Bounty (74OF)
Cruise period1989-10-13 — 1989-10-21
Port of departureBerwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
Port of returnBerwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
ObjectivesOcean Bounty (DAFS charter) -
1. To survey the artificial reef in Pease Bay, Torness.
2. To investigate the possibility of using the towed sledge and underwater TV to estimate edible crab (Cancer pagurus) densities.
Chief scientistJames A M Kinnear (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportOcean Bounty  cruise report ocean_bounty_oct89.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificPease Bay
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansDescription: Commercial fishing grounds for edible crab were surveyed.
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: Survey of artificial reef.