Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH71B

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH71B
Cruise period1990-09-05 — 1990-09-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureOban, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreat Yarmouth, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To continue the seasonal benthic and benthopelagic sampling of the rockall trough.
2. To collect gravity cores for B.G.S at a number of sites.
Chief scientistJohn D M Gordon (Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH71B cruise report ch71_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.41 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificRockall Trough
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH71B cruise track — trk3862.html
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton54° 40' 59" N  12° 22' 59" W — Rectangular midwater trawl RMT 403
Zooplankton54° 40' 59" N  12° 22' 59" W — Rectangular midwater trawl RMT 403
Zoobenthos57° 17' 59" N  10° 18' 0" W — Ethibenthic sledge ES 399
Zoobenthos54° 40' 35" N  12° 15' 54" W — Epibenthic sledge ES 402
Zoobenthos54° 37' 59" N  12° 18' 5" W — Box corer SBC 404
Zoobenthos54° 40' 59" N  12° 19' 59" W — Epibenthic sledge ES 405
Zoobenthos54° 40' 12" N  12° 16' 5" W — Epibenthic sledge ES 401
Zoobenthos57° 17' 59" N  10° 21' 59" W — Box corer SBC 398
Pelagic fish54° 57' 54" N  12° 20' 29" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl 71/90/22
Pelagic fish56° 36' 23" N  9° 27' 11" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl 71/90/2
Pelagic fish56° 35' 53" N  9° 14' 41" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl 71/90/1
Pelagic fish56° 49' 59" N  9° 33' 59" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl 71/90/8
Pelagic fish56° 23' 35" N  9° 13' 53" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl 71/90/24
Pelagic fish56° 52' 11" N  9° 34' 48" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl 71/90/9
Pelagic fish55° 36' 47" N  10° 24' 41" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl 71/90/13
Demersal fish56° 36' 23" N  9° 27' 11" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl 71/90/2
Demersal fish56° 35' 53" N  9° 14' 41" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl 71/90/1
Demersal fish57° 18' 59" N  10° 19' 59" W — Agassiz trawl AT400
Demersal fish57° 10' 35" N  9° 26' 11" W — Agassiz trawl AT 406
Demersal fish56° 52' 11" N  9° 34' 48" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl 71/90/9
Demersal fish56° 23' 35" N  9° 13' 53" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl 71/90/24
Demersal fish54° 57' 54" N  12° 20' 29" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl 71/90/22
Demersal fish55° 36' 47" N  10° 24' 41" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl 71/90/13
Demersal fish56° 49' 59" N  9° 33' 59" W — Marinovitch semi-balloon otter trawl 71/90/8
Molluscs54° 40' 35" N  12° 15' 54" W — Epibenthic sledge ES 402
Molluscs57° 10' 35" N  9° 26' 11" W — Agassiz trawl AT 406
Molluscs54° 40' 59" N  12° 19' 59" W — Epibenthic sledge ES 405
Molluscs57° 17' 59" N  10° 18' 0" W — Ethibenthic sledge ES 399
Molluscs57° 18' 59" N  10° 19' 59" W — Agassiz trawl AT400
Molluscs54° 40' 12" N  12° 16' 5" W — Epibenthic sledge ES 401
Crustaceans57° 18' 59" N  10° 19' 59" W — Agassiz trawl AT400
Crustaceans54° 40' 35" N  12° 15' 54" W — Epibenthic sledge ES 402
Crustaceans54° 40' 12" N  12° 16' 5" W — Epibenthic sledge ES 401
Crustaceans57° 17' 59" N  10° 18' 0" W — Ethibenthic sledge ES 399
Crustaceans54° 40' 59" N  12° 19' 59" W — Epibenthic sledge ES 405
Crustaceans57° 10' 35" N  9° 26' 11" W — Agassiz trawl AT 406
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottom55° 33' 36" N  11° 15' 35" W — Gravity corer 71/90/23
Core - soft bottom57° 12' 17" N  9° 22' 23" W — Gravity corer 71/90 26
Core - soft bottom57° 17' 59" N  10° 22' 53" W — Gravity corer 71/90/3
Core - soft bottom57° 0' 23" N  9° 55' 17" W — Gravity corer 71/90/7
Core - soft bottom54° 39' 53" N  12° 16' 35" W — Gravity corer 71/90/16
Core - soft bottom57° 19' 5" N  8° 30' 5" W — Gravity corer 71/90/27
Core - soft bottom56° 23' 5" N  9° 57' 53" W — Gravity corer 71/90/11
Core - soft bottom55° 49' 41" N  10° 30' 0" W — Gravity corer
Core - soft bottom56° 35' 6" N  9° 54' 5" W — Gravity corer 71/90/10