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Guiding Light 2/99

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameGuiding Light
Cruise identifier2/99
Cruise period1999-11-14 — 1999-11-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLerwick, United Kingdom
Port of returnLerwick, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To measure the effect on fish discards of fitting a 90 mm (nominal) square mesh panel into the 100 mm extension of a commercial whitefish trawl using the alternate haul technique.
2. To collect data on the total population entering the trawl using a 40 mm mesh codend.
Chief scientistRobert J Kynoch (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportGuiding Light 2/99 cruise report guiding_light_nov99.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificBalta Sound, Fetlar
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: population studies
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: Investigate the effect on fish discards of fitting a 90mm (nominal) square mesh panel into the 100mm extension of a commercial whitefish trawl.