RV G A Reay

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV G A Reay (74GD)
Cruise period1986-01-08 — 1986-01-24
Port of departureHull, United Kingdom
Port of returnHull, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an echointegrator and fishing survey off the east coast of Scotland and northeast of England.
2. To carry out trials with a new camera system for taking in situ photographs of fish.
3. To collect a water sample from a station off Arbroath.
Chief scientistDavid W McKay (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV G A Reay  cruise report ga_reay_jan86.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificEast coast Scotland, North east England
Track chartsRV G A Reay  cruise track — ga_reay_jan86track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishDescription: International young gadoid pelagic trawls to determine the length distribution of
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Description: Echo integration survey
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: Echo integration survey