Ocean Bounty 1601H

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Ocean Bounty (74OF)
Cruise identifier1601H
Cruise period2001-06-29 — 2001-07-13
Port of departurePeterhead, United Kingdom
Port of returnPeterhead, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To assess the effect on fish escapes of creating high visible contrast between square mesh panel and cod-end, using the RCTV and cameras mounted on the net to make observations.
2. To measure the selectivities of high and low contrast panel/cod-end combinations.
3. To use light intensity depth profiles made before and after each haul to infer light levels during the tow.
4. To compare the performance of a photomultiplier and photodiode light intensity recorder against the Lab's own photomultiplier.
Chief scientistEmma Jones (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportOcean Bounty 1601H cruise report ocean_bounty_1601h.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Specificeast of the Orkney Islands