Fertile II 1002H Part 1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFertile II
Cruise identifier1002H Part 1
Cruise period2002-08-05 — 2002-08-19
Port of departureMacduff, United Kingdom
Port of returnPeterhead, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out underwater RCTV observations on experimental cod-ends, flexi grid and escape panels in Scottish waters.
2. To determine the effect of cod-end circumference on the selectivity of a 120 mm diamond mesh cod-end in Norwegian waters.
Chief scientistRobert J Kynoch (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFertile II 1002H Part 1 cruise report fertile_ii_1002hpart1.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
SpecificMoray Firth; Norwegian territorial waters
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 25
Description: Comparing the selectivity of different cod-ends.
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: RCTV used to assess gear performance