Cruise inventory

MFV Challenge II 1302H

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MFV Challenge II (74VW)
Cruise identifier1302H
Cruise period2002-08-26 — 2002-09-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePeterhead, United Kingdom
Port of returnPeterhead, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo assess the effect on juvenile gadoid fish escapes of:
1. Altering visible contrast of square mesh panel netting against surrounding net.
2. Using smaller, multiple panels instead of a single panel.
Both TV observation methods and selectivity experiments will be used.
Chief scientistEmma Jones (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportMFV Challenge II 1302H cruise report challengeii_1302h.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificBuchan Ness fishing grounds, east of Peterhead
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of measurements = 20
Description: 20 tows were made at Buchan Deeps and Klondyke Bank.
Gear researchQuantity: number of images = 7
Description: Video obeservation hauls were made during the tows.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of images = 7
Description: Video obeservation hauls were made during the tows.