FV Silver Star 1/89
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FV Silver Star (74W5)|
|Cruise period||1989-06-25 — 1989-07-03|
|Port of departure||Conwy, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Conwy, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||Stephen Flatman (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||North east Irish Sea|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Description: Groundfish survey along the North Wales coast with otoliths collected from the main commercial species.|
|Gear research||Description: codend mesh measurements made throughout the cruise.|