Fertile II 1002H Part II

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFertile II
Cruise identifier1002H Part II
Cruise period2002-08-24 — 2002-09-07
Port of departurePeterhead, United Kingdom
Port of returnPeterhead, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Using the twin trawl method in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, to determine the selectivity of experimental flexi-grids with 35 mm and 40 mm bar spacing, a 120 mm codend with a 110 mm "Bacoma" square mesh panel and a standard 120 mm codend with either 80 or 100 open meshes.
2. If time permits, to compare the catches and discards retained by one of the standard 120 mm codends from Part I of the cruise and one of the flexi-grids.
Chief scientistRichard S T Ferro (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorwegian territorial waters