FV Silver Star 1/88

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Silver Star (74W5)
Cruise identifier1/88
Cruise period1988-06-21 — 1988-06-30
Port of departureConwy, United Kingdom
Port of returnConwy, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a groundfish survey along the North Wales coast.
2. To collect samples of otoliths of commerical species.
3. To obtain samples of ungutted plaice and whiting for contaminant trend analysis work.
4. To obtain mesh selection data.
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Silver Star 1/88 cruise report silver_star1_88.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth east Irish Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 23