RV G A Reay

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV G A Reay (74GD)
Cruise period1984-10-15 — 1984-10-22
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an echo integration survey for mackerel in the Minch and off the North coast of Scotland.
2. To capture mackerel for identification and experimental work.
3. To collect acoustic data from each consecutive transmission for subsequent detailed analyses.
Chief scientistI MacDonald (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV G A Reay  cruise report ga_reay_oct84.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificMinch, N. coast Scotland
Track chartsRV G A Reay  cruise track — ga_reay_oct84track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 11
Description: size distribution survey.
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Description: Acoustic data on mackerel shoal size.