FV Silver Star 1/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Silver Star (74W5)
Cruise identifier1/89
Cruise period1989-06-25 — 1989-07-03
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 commercial species.
3. To obtain mesh selection data.
4. To obtain samples of ungutted plaice, whiting and flounder for contaminant
trend analysis by A Franklin (Burnham).
Chief scientistStephen Flatman (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Silver Star 1/89 cruise report silver_star1_89.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth east Irish Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: Groundfish survey along the North Wales coast with otoliths collected from the main commercial species.
Gear researchDescription: codend mesh measurements made throughout the cruise.