Norlantean 1401H

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameNorlantean
Cruise identifier1401H
Cruise period2001-04-26 — 2001-05-07
Port of departureKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Port of returnKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To map the distribution of haddock Melanogrammus aeglefinus at various depths on and adjacent to the rockall Plateau.
2. Collect haddock length frequency, length/weight, age, sex and maturity data.
3. To sample within the newly agreed closed area.
4. To record temperature at depth using a minilog sampler.
Chief scientistKevin J Peach (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportNorlantean 1401H cruise report norlantean_1401h.pdf (0.28 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificRockall bank (Alantic ocean)
Track chartsNorlantean 1401H cruise track — 1401htrk.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: 46
Description: Temperature profiles from surface to seabed
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 46
Description: 2 Hour bottom trawls: 1. 21449 Haddock measured, 2. 1150 Haddock sex, maturity, age & 3. 880 weight/length