Taits 0301H

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameTaits
Cruise identifier0301H
Cruise period2001-07-10 — 2001-07-30
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo carry out an acoustic survey for herring in ICES area VIa(N) as part of the ICES coordinated acoustic and mid-water trawling survey in the north-western North Sea and North of Scotland. Project code MF01t.
Chief scientistDavid G Reid (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectAcoustic and mid-water trawling survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportTaits 0301H cruise report taits_0301h.pdf (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificNorth Western North Sea and North of Scotland
Track chartsTaits 0301H cruise track — 0301htrk.pdf (0.16 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 53
Description: Trawls
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3201
Description: Herrings sampled. Otoliths taken, measured for weight sex, maturity, gonad weight feeding state and gut weight if feeding.
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: track kilometres = 5186
Description: Miles of Echo sounder survey track